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Gary Sweet Joins the Cast of MURIEL'S WEDDING THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Sydney Theatre Company and Global Creatures announced today that legendary Australian actor Gary Sweet will play the role of Muriel's father Bill Heslop in the world premiere of Muriel's Wedding The Musical. (more...)

Casting Announced For THE BUSY WORLD IS HUSHED at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

The European premiere of a new play by the acclaimed American playwright Keith Bunin in his UK debut, The Busy World is Hushed opens at the Finborough Theatre for an eight week limited season on Friday, 6 October 2017 (Press Nights: Tuesday 10 and Wednesday 11 October 2017 at 7.30pm). (more...)

Kate Perry Takes THE VERY PERRY SHOW To The Hen & Chickens Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

Since the 1990s, writer and actor Kate Perry has been enthralling Radio 4 listeners and theatre goers worldwide with her monologues of comedy treats. (more...)

Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker - New EP Out 10/13 - Listen to 'The Cuckoo'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017

Rough Trade Records are excited to announce the release of The Birds EP by Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker. The six track EP will be released both digitally and as an extremely limited UK edition 12 - to coincide with them supporting Richard Thompson on his sold-out UK Tour this October. A very limited quantity of the EP on CD will also be for sale via the UK Rough Trade Records Webstore, otherwise only available on the band's merch table! (more...)

Downstairs Cabaret Theatre Announces Fall/Winter Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2017

The Downstairs Cabaret is thrilled to announce six shows as part of its Fall / Winter Program, including several regional premieres, performing through mid-December. (more...)

Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker - New EP Out 10/13 - Listen to 'The Cuckoo'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

Rough Trade Records are excited to announce the release of The Birds EP by Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker. The six track EP will be released both digitally and as an extremely limited UK edition 12 - to coincide with them supporting Richard Thompson on his sold-out UK Tour this October. A very limited quantity of the EP on CD will also be for sale via the UK Rough Trade Records Webstore, otherwise only available on the band's merch table! (more...)

The Magpie Salute Set for Two Headlining Shows in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

THE Magpie SALUTE--which brings together the reunited guitar team of Rich Robinson and Marc Ford from the Black Crowes and bassist Sven Pipien (also from the Crowes) with other dynamic musicians and co-ed singers from around the world--is set to return to New York (more...)

Atlantis, Paradise Island Forms Shared Mission Coalition to Nurture a Bahamian Cultural and Entrepreneurial Renaissance
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

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Atlantis, Paradise Island Forms Shared Mission Coalition to Nurture a Bahamian Cultural and Entrepreneurial Renaissance
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

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5th Wall Theater Company presents RUSTBELT: 1984
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

In theatre, we often see the physical world thrown out of balance. RUSTBELT:1984, written by Damon Arrington and being presented as a staged reading by Fifth Wall Theatre at the historical Hofheimer Building, is no exception. RUSTBELT: 1984 is the first installation in a series of three plays using the visceral world of the theatre to shake up social consciousness regarding water quality and policy.  This is not a dry night of statistics, but rather a satirical tale told through theatre, multi-media, music, and dance with the intent to encourage conversation.  (more...)

The Magpie Salute Release Music Video For Lead Single 'Omission' From Debut Album
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

THE Magpie SALUTE--the new 10-piece band that brings together Rich Robinson, Marc Ford and Sven Pipien of The Black Crowes with other dynamic musicians and co-ed singers from around the world--yesterday (5/30)partnered with THE INDEPENDENT (U.K.), ROLLING STONE (Germany) and OUI FM (France) to premiere their music video for 'Omission,' the lead single off the band's self-titled debut album (out worldwide June 9 via Eagle Rock Entertainment). (more...)

Photo Flash: SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Comes to Seattle Shakespeare Company
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2018

Seattle Shakespeare Company closes its 2017-2018 season with Shakespeare in Love, the delightful new stage adaptation of Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard's Academy Award-winning film. This warm and witty romantic comedy will be helmed by Seattle Shakespeare Company's Artistic Director George Mount. Originally produced by Disney Theatrical Productions and Sonia Friedman Productions and adapted for the stage by Lee Hall with music by Paddy Cuneen, Shakespeare in Love previews May 2 and 3, opens May 4 and runs through June 3 at the Cornish Playhouse at the Seattle Center. (more...)

Grace Potter Announces Lineup for Eighth Annual Grand Point North Festival
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2018

Grammy-nominated musician Grace Potter announced today the lineup for the 2018 Grand Point North music festival set to take place September 15 and 16 at Burlington, Vermont's Waterfront Park. Joining Potter on this year's lineup are Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, The Magpie Salute, Caroline Rose, Darlingside, Mt. Joy, Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds and Greg Holden. (more...)

The Magpie Salute Expand U.S. Headlining Tour with More Dates
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

THE Magpie SALUTE--a new band bringing together Rich Robinson, Marc Ford and Sven Pipien of The Black Crowes--today (5/15) announced additional dates for their national headlining tour starting July 26 (more...)

RUSTBELT:1984 Gets Staged Reading at Fifth Wall Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

In theatre, we often see the physical world thrown out of balance. RUSTBELT:1984, written by Damon W. Arrington (Broadway Assistant Director, Award Winning Off Broadway Director/Producer) and being presented as a staged reading by Fifth Wall Theatre at Richmond's historic Hofheimer Building, is no exception. RUSTBELT: 1984 is the first installation in a series of three plays using the visceral world of the theatre to shake up social consciousness regarding water quality and policy. (more...)

Tickets On Sale Today for NEW STAGES 35: SHAKER NEW PLAYS SERIES 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

The Shaker Heights High School Theatre Arts Department presents the thirty-fifth festival of new plays, written, directed, performed and co-produced by students, Stages 35: Shaker New Plays Series, March 15, 16, 17 & 18 at 7 PM with a 9:15 PM show on Friday, March 17 in our intimate black box theatre, Stage 3. Six one-act plays will be presented as part of a full season of theatrical events, which began with Urinetown and concludes with Nevermore: A Spring Ensemble Show, in April. (more...)

Casting Announced for the World Premiere of the Stage Adaptation of Emma Donoghue's ROOM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Theatre Royal Stratford East and Abbey Theatre Dublin have announced casting for the world premiere of Emma Donoghue's bestselling novel Room. (more...)

Matt Bogart, Christiane Noll, and More Lead Cast of SNOW CHILD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2018

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the full cast and creative team for the world-premiere musical Snow Child, based on Eowyn Ivey's Pulitzer Prize-nominated novel. Infused with a score that combines Alaskan string band-traditions with contemporary musical theater, Snow Child follows a couple rebuilding their lives in the Alaskan wilderness when they meet a magical and mysterious snow child who transforms them. (more...)

Stephen Casey and Cast Announced for the World Premiere of the Stage Adaptation of ROOM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

???????Theatre Royal Stratford East and Abbey Theatre Dublin today announces the full cast for the world premiere of Emma Donoghue's bestselling novel Room. Previously adapted by Donoghue for the screen, winning multiple awards, she now brings the story to the stage featuring songs by Scottish songwriter Kathryn Joseph and Cora Bissett. (more...)

Amelia Jane Hunter Presents THE BLUE HOUR at Sydney Comedy Store
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2018

Originally from Darwin, Amelia Jane Hunter now lives and loves in the land of bone structure, broad shoulders and shouldering eye contact; Berlin. Playing at Sydney's Comedy Store for one night only on March 29, Amelia Jane Hunter has been touring Australia for the past few months. (more...)

The Magpie Salute Announce Self-Titled Debut Album Out via Eagle Rock Entertainment 6/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

THE Magpie SALUTE--a new band bringing together Rich Robinson, Marc Ford and Sven Pipien of The Black Crowes--will release their self-titled debut album worldwide on June 9 via Eagle Rock Entertainment. (more...)

Philly's 20Nine Sweeps Creative Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

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The Magpie Salute Announce Headlining U.S. Tour Starting This July
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

First it was four back-to-back sold-out shows at the Gramercy Theatre in New York this past January. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dayton - Week of 3/19/2017
by BWW - Mar 19, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/19/2017 for Dayton (more...)

Gov't Mule's DARK SIDE OF THE MULE & The Avett Brothers Announce 6 Co-Headlining Summer Dates
by TV News Desk - Mar 16, 2018

Gov't Mule's DARK SIDE OF THE MULE & The Avett Brothers will be joining forces for a run of six summer co-headlining amphitheater shows with special guest The Magpie Salute. Kicking off July 12 at Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater in Wantagh, NY, this rare and thrilling evening of music produced by Live Nation will also make stops in Holmdel, NJ, Mansfield, MA, Noblesville, IN, Tinley Park, IL and Clarkston, MI. Full routing below. Pre-sale for these dates will begin Tuesday, March 20th at 12pm local time and will go on-sale Friday, March 23rd at 12 local time. Stay tuned to www.Mule.net for ticketing details. Avett Guild (fan club) pre-sale will begin on Tuesday, March 20th at 12pm local time. Visit theavettbrothers.com/guild for more info or to sign up. (more...)

The Magpie Salute Announce Additional 20 Fall Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Ahead of this Friday's self-titled debut album release (June 9 worldwide via Eagle Rock Entertainment), THE Magpie SALUTE have announced an additional 20 dates this fall including a two-night stand at Irving Plaza in NYC on November 15 and 16. (more...)

The Magpie Salute Announce New HIGH WATER I Album and Unveil New Single
by TV News Desk - Jun 4, 2018

THE Magpie SALUTE are pleased to announce their debut studio album HIGH WATER Iwill be released on Friday, August 10th via Eagle Rock Entertainment (U.S.), Mascot Label Group (Europe/Australia/New Zealand) and Sony (Japan). (more...)

BWW Interview: Alex Tuchi of POLYPHEMUS at B3 Productions
by Jeanmarie Simpson - Jun 27, 2018

It's really easy to write someone off as mentally ill when you don't understand them, and it's often easier to do this to yourself when you can't reconcile who you are and who you want to be. (more...)

Jackson Browne and Ani DiFranco Added to Lineup for the 2018 Grand Point North Music Festival
by TV News Desk - Jun 25, 2018

Grace Potter and Higher Ground Music announced today that Jackson Browne and Ani DiFranco have been added to the lineup for the 2018 Grand Point North music festival, set to take place September 15th and 16th at Burlington, Vermont's Waterfront Park. Single day tickets are now on sale for $59. Two-day passes remain available for just $89. (more...)

Essex Books Presents Shelf Awareness: Summertime, and the Reading's Easy
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Everyone knows that a sunny summer day wouldn't be complete without a good book. For a walk on the lighter literary side, try Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows (HarperCollins; reviewed below) by Balli Kaur Jaswal. It may sound titillating--and it is. But there's so much more to this hilarious and tender story of a London Sikh community's sexual awakening when an adult literacy course becomes an adult literature workshop. (more...)

The Magpie Salute Release FOR THE WIND From Upcoming HIGH WATER I Album, Out 8/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

THE Magpie SALUTE -- Rich Robinson, Marc Ford, John Hogg, Sven Pipien, Matt Slocum and Joe Magistro -- released 'For The Wind' last Friday (7/6) alongside an exclusive premiere with Billboard.com. The new song marks the second track, following 'Send Me An Omen,' from the band's anticipated debut studio album, HIGH WATER I, set for a worldwide release on Friday, August 10th via Eagle Rock Entertainment (U.S.), Mascot Label Group (Europe/Australia/New Zealand) and Sony (Japan). Listen to 'For The Wind' on all DSPs including Spotify and YouTube. Fans can pre-order the album via the band's online store here. (more...)

WEST SIDE STORY, THE BARBER OF SEVILLE, Margaret Atwood and More to Shine at 2018 Glimmerglass Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

The Glimmerglass Festival has released the details of its 2018 schedule. For a second year, the Festival's programming will explore themes of home and country. (more...)

The Avett Brothers Will Rock the Key West Amphitheater this November
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2018

Known for their live performances that blend bluegrass roots with the fierce fire of a rock show and an emotional, near-gospel spirit, The Avett Brothers are no strangers to major venues: for past summers, they have sold out three nights at Colorado's legendary Red Rocks Amphitheater. They're also a staple on the festival circuit, frequenting the likes of Bonnaroo and Shakey Knees. (more...)

Washington National Opera Announces 2017-18 Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Washington National Opera (WNO) announces the roster of emerging artists engaged for the 16th season of its Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program, which begins in September. (more...)

The Magpie Salute Gear Up For Debut U.S. Tour Kicking Off In Indianapolis
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Coming off eight European dates earlier this month--a mix of headline shows and festival appearances--THE Magpie SALUTE will launch their much-anticipated first-ever U.S. concert tour July 26 in Indianapolis. (more...)

Harris Center Announces The 2018-19 Season Of Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2018

Featuring shows from around the world and shows from around the corner, the 2018-19 Season of Performing Arts at the Harris Center for the Arts are now on sale. (more...)

Eve Ensler, Diane Paulus and More Set for IN THE BODY OF THE WORLD Talkbacks at MTC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) have announced a post-performance Beyond the Stage talkback series for Manhattan Theatre Club's New York premiere of the American Repertory Theater production of In the Body of the World, written and performed by Tony Award winner Eve Ensler and directed by Tony Award winner Diane Paulus. (more...)

Jeff Tweedy Announces Solo Tour On Sale 2/9
by TV News Desk - Feb 9, 2018

Wilco's Jeff Tweedy will embark on a solo acoustic tour of North America in April in support of his recently released album Together At Last. The tour goes on sale tomorrow (Feb. 9) via Wilcoworld.net and includes performances in multiple Canadian cities rarely visited by Tweedy as a solo performer or with his band Wilco, as well as concerts in several Eastern US cities including the High Water Festival in Charleston, SC and later, in June, at the Clearwater Festival in Croton-on-Hudson, NY. (more...)

WAR ON WOMEN Announce New LP + North American Tour Dates This Spring
by TV News Desk - Feb 7, 2018

Baltimore's War On Women were born screaming—at the world, at the status quo, in the face of oppression. The band has announced their forthcoming album - Capture The Flag (April 13th, Bridge Nine) - which calcifies that rage, and no one in its wake is safe. Much more than a collection of songs or sonic experiment, Capture The Flag is a call to action that cannot be ignored.  (more...)

As Rendered Retina Theatre Company Win The Let Award, Les Enfants Terribles Launch The Stepladder Award
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

???????Yesterday, Les Enfants Terribles and Greenwich Theatre announced Rendered Retina Theatre Company as the winners of The LET Award and BoonDog Theatre and Lucy Roslyn as the winners of the Greenwich Partnership Award. (more...)

WAR ON WOMEN Premiere YDTMHTL Feat. Kathleen Hanna from Upcoming Album CAPTURE THE FLAG
by TV News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

As they prepare for the release of their sophomore full-length Capture The Flag on April 13th, Baltimore's War On Women have premiered the album's first single “YDTMHTL” - a riotous anthem featuring Kathleen Hanna (Bikini Kill, Le Tigre, etc.) - today via Revolver Magazine. (more...)

Sydney Theatre Company Presents ROUGH DRAFT #33: The Long Forgotten Dream
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Sydney Theatre Company's latest Rough Draft, The Long Forgotten Dream, culminates in a free, one-off showing on Friday 17 February at 6.30pm in Wharf 2. (more...)

Eve Ensler, Diane Paulus and More Set for IN THE BODY OF THE WORLD Talkbacks at MTC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) have announced a post-performance Beyond the Stage talkback series for Manhattan Theatre Club's New York premiere of the American Repertory Theater production of In the Body of the World, written and performed by Tony Award winner Eve Ensler and directed by Tony Award winner Diane Paulus. (more...)

The Magpie Salute Earning Praise On Current U.S. Tour; Drawing From 170 Songs
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

THE Magpie SALUTE--which brings together the reunited guitar team of Rich Robinson and Marc Ford from the Black Crowes and bassist Sven Pipien (also from the Crowes) with other dynamic musicians and co-ed singers from around the world--are earning praise on their debut American tour that launched July 26 in Indianapolis. (more...)

Carmen Borgia's SOUTH: A NAUTICAL MUSICAL Comes to Catskill
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2017

Avast, landlubbers! Climb aboard the 'Worthy Vessel' at Catskill's Bridge Street Theatre for a Concert Reading of "SOUTH: A Nautical Musical" on Sunday August 27 at 2:00 in the afternoon.  (more...)

From Film To Stage: SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Comes to Seattle Shakespeare Company
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2018

???????Seattle Shakespeare Company closes its 2017-2018 season with Shakespeare in Love, the delightful new stage adaptation of Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard's Academy Award-winning film. This warm and witty romantic comedy will be helmed by Seattle Shakespeare Company's Artistic Director George Mount. Originally produced by Disney Theatrical Productions and Sonia Friedman Productions and adapted for the stage by Lee Hall with music by Paddy Cuneen, Shakespeare in Love previews May 2 and 3, opens May 4 and runs through June 3 at the Cornish Playhouse at the Seattle Center. (more...)

Sally Scott Guynn Releases 'The Tortoise Tales'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2018

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The Magpie Salute Premiere Lead Single 'Omission' with RollingStone
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

THE Magpie SALUTE--a new band bringing together Rich Robinson, Marc Ford and Sven Pipien of The Black Crowes--have partnered with RollingStone.com to exclusively premiere 'Omission' off the band's upcoming self-titled debut album (more...)

Allan Corduner To Teach A Master Class For United Solo
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

United Solo Offers a New Master Class With Internationally Acclaimed Actor Allan Corduner, Currently Starring in "My Fair Lady" on Broadway This class with Allan Corduner, taking place on Monday, April 30, 2018 at 5:30pm, will provide an opportunity to explore voice technique for stage, screen, and voiceover. Participants will learn the basics of preparing for auditions, developing a character, and exploring vocal possibilities for audiobooks, radio, podcasts, and interviews. (more...)

Shaker Theatre Arts to Present NEVERMORE: THE TALES OF EDGAR ALLAN POE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Shaker Theatre Arts presents 'Nevermore: The Tales of Edgar Allan Poe, a spring Ensemble Show' on April 21-22 at 7 pm, in the Large Auditorium at 15911 Aldersyde Drive, Shaker Heights, OH 44120.  (more...)

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