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BWW Previews: WEEKENDER in Columbia, SC
by Patrick Michael Kelly - Sep 8, 2017

Trustus kicks off its 33rd season with Robert O'Hara's charged comedy BARBECUE, and MOMMA'S BOY makes a stop at the Township Auditorium. (more...)

Stop the Parade, They Want to Get On! Broadway's Best Tackle Dolly's Signature Song
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 8, 2017

Jerry Herman's anthemic masterpiece, 'Before the Parade Passes By', has been the center of the title character's journey in the classic musical, Hello Dolly! for over fifty years. With it's determined spirit and pick-yourself-up-by-the-bootstraps message, the song is a stand alone declaration of self-reliance, bravery, and freedom. (more...)

AFTER THE FALL to Open Aux Dog Theatre's 10th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Opening Aux Dog Theatre Nob Hill's Tenth Anniversary Season on September 8 and running until October 1 is Arthur Miller's AFTER THE FALL. (more...)

Photo Flash: See Tony Roberts, Lesli Margherita, Tony Sheldon and More in 54 SINGS SUGAR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Tony Roberts, celebrated actor of stage and screen, hosted Feinstein's/54 Below's one night only concert of Jule Styne, Bob Merrill, and Peter Stone's Tony nominated musical SUGAR, on Tuesday September 5th, joining Lesli Margherita, Hunter Ryan Herdlicka, Tony Sheldon, Neva Small, and Matt Hetherington. BroadwayWorld has photos from the concert below! (more...)

Ann Kittredge to Make Feinstein's/54 Below Debut This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Ann Kittredge on October 18th at 7pm. (more...)

VIDEO: LMria Bamford Returns for LADY DYNAMITE Season 2 on Netflix, 11/10
by TV News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Maria Bamford returns as Maria Bamford in season two of the acclaimed comedy series LADY DYNAMITE, returning to Netflix on November 10. Check out the announcement video below! (more...)

Dragon Theatre Announces 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

2018 is The Season of Everything at Dragon Theatre. See the full schedule below. (more...)

Defunkt Theatre Presents INSIGNIFICANCE by Terry Johnson
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2017

Award winning playwright Terry Johnson imagines a 1950's hotel room in which The Scientist and The Actress (who look suspiciously like Albert Einstein and Marilyn Monroe) meet and discuss the universe, guilt, regret, the meaning of life. They are interrupted by two Joes: The Senator and The Ballplayer (looking an awful lot like McCarthy and DiMaggio), who bring with them the menace and mayhem of the outside world. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at CABARET at Contra Costa Civic Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Contra Costa Civic Theatre (CCCT) presents its season-opening production of the Kander and Ebb classic, Cabaret, playing from tonight, September 22, through October 22. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Vocalist Marilyn Maye to Grace Jazz at Lincoln Center's Appel Room
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Iconic entertainer Marilyn Maye, accompanied by The Tedd Firth Big Band, will perform in The Appel Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center on October 27-28 at 7pm and 9:30pm. Maye is one of the remaining geniuses from the golden age of show business, and offers an American Songbook experience like none other. (more...)

Park Theatre Presents the World Premiere of THE SECONDARY VICTIM
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Written by former psychotherapist, Matthew Campling, the world premiere production of The Secondary Victim explores the growing world of blame culture within psychotherapy in private practice. Inspired by real life experiences and with insider insights into an increasing problem for the profession, this new production directed by Matthew Gould explores the vulnerability of counsellors in the age of accusation. (more...)

Judy Garland Costumes and More Up for Auction in Los Angeles
by Movies News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Julien's Auctions, the world-record breaking auction house, has announced its highly anticipated event Icons & Idols: Hollywood AND MORE to take place on November 17, 2017 at their pop up auction gallery 805 North La Cienega Boulevard, Los Angeles, California and live online. (more...)

BWW Previews: WEEKENDER in Columbia, SC
by Patrick Michael Kelly - Sep 21, 2017

It's a busy weekend for theatre in the Capital City! (more...)

BWW Interview: Marilyn D'Honau on Dancing in the Original WEST SIDE STORY
by Bob Rizzo - Sep 21, 2017

Marilyn D'Honau is not only the youngest surviving cast member of the original production of West Side Story, she was also the youngest when the show opened in 1957. D'Honau was a sixteen- year-old high school senior when she was cast as Clarice, one of the Jet girls. Though she'd been performing professionally since she was twelve, she credits having good ballet training for her successful audition. (more...)

No Name Special Comedy / Variety Show Comes to QED Astoria
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

No Name producer / host Eric Vetter brings his multicultural mix of music, comedy and variety back to renowned performing arts, crafts, entertainment and teaching space Q.E.D. Astoria on Friday, September 29, 2017 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Casting Complete for Lookingglass Theatre Company's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Lookingglass Theatre Company announces complete casting for its 2017 2018 Season lineup. (more...)

Metropolitan Room Announces Partial Line-Up for 24-HOUR MARATHON
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

As it bids farewell to its home of 11 years, the Metropolitan Room will present 24 continuous hours of free-wheeling entertainment -- from Sunday September 24 at 9pm, to Monday September 25 at 9pm. Featuring a mind-boggling 144 individual acts, with over a dozen emcees, and a battalion of musicians, technicians and hangers-on, the Metropolitan Room's 3rd annual Cabaret Marathon Extravaganza It's a Tradition was spawned by the Metropolitan Room's first record-setting (60-hour) entertainment marathon in January 2015. That massive undertaking shattered the Guinness World Record for longest variety show ever. (more...)

Playmakers Rep's Vivienne Benesch Receives SDCF's 2017 Zelda Fichandler Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF) announces that Vivienne Benesch, of Playmakers Repertory Theater (Chapel Hill, NC), is the recipient of the 2017 Zelda Fichandler Award. (more...)

Dickie Beau: BLACKOUTS Premieres at FIAF's Crossing the Line Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

As part of the 2017 edition of the French Institute Alliance Fran aise (FIAF)'s celebrated Crossing the Line Festival, FIAF and Abrons Arts Center are thrilled to present award-winning, UK-based drag fabulist and virtuosic lip-syncher Dickie Beau in the US Premiere of his solo show Blackouts, Thursday, October 5 through Sunday, October 8, at Abrons Arts Center. (more...)

LA.-A-GO-GO Celebrates California's Rock, Soul and Surf Pioneers
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

When the history of Los Angeles rock 'n' roll is told, bands like the Beach Boys, the Byrds, and the Doors typically are mentioned as founding fathers. As great as those bands are, many other acts have played important roles too. The inaugural LA-A-GO-GO concert shines a spotlight on some of these beloved local music heroes in a remarkable gathering happening November 4, 2017 at the Regent Theater in downtown L.A. (more...)

NextStop Takes a Shot at Sondheim's ASSASSINS Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

On October 19, NextStop Theatre Company, near Reston Town Center, will open the Tony Award-winning musical Assassins by Stephen Sondheim. (more...)

The Verdi Chorus to Perform LOVE'S PASSIONS AND POTIONS This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The Verdi Chorus will present its Fall 2017 concert 'Love's Passions and Potions' for two performances only at the First United Methodist Church in Santa Monica on November 18th and 19th led by Founding Artistic Director Anne Marie Ketchum. (more...)

Schimmel Center presents AMERICAN DANCE SPECTACULAR!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The Schimmel Center presents American Dance Spectacular! on Saturday, October 21 at 7:30 p.m., exploring the history of American popular dance throughout the 20th century, including the Charleston, Lindy hop, jitterbug, twist, voguing, and more. The performance is directed, co-written and created by Daniel C. Levine (Broadway's Les Mis rables, Chicago, and Mamma Mia!) with choreography by Al Blackstone (Fox's So You Think You Can Dance), music direction by Bryan Perri (Broadway's Wicked and Next to Normal), and book by Susan Batten (Lifetime's Showing Roots) together with six Broadway dancers backed by three vocalists and a live band. (more...)

Brooklyn Art Song Society Announces Pre-Concert Lecture Featuring Marilyn McCoy
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Brooklyn Art Song Society announces free pre-concert lecture for Friday, October 6, 2017 7:00 PM featuring Marilyn McCoy. (more...)

Elton John AIDS Foundation to Commemorate Its 25th Year and Honor Founder Sir Elton John During Annual New York Fall Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2017

On Tuesday, November 7, 2017, the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) will host its annual New York Fall Gala at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City. This year's gala commemorates the Foundation's 25th year and honors Founder Sir Elton John. President Bill Clinton, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Sharon Stone, and others will pay tribute to Elton John's achievements as a philanthropist and humanitarian. The legendary Aretha Franklin will be the special musical guest, along with performances by violinist Joshua Bell and Broadway's The Lion King, featuring Heather Headley. Neil Patrick Harris will host the event. (more...)

Photo Flash: CSUN Renames Wing in Ceremony Featuring Jenna Elfman
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2017

California State University, Northridge (CSUN) renamed its south wing of the Manzanita Hall to the Hollywood Foreign Press Association Wing in honor of the HFPA's significant and continued investment in the Department of Cinema and Television Arts (CTVA). The dedication is in celebration of the $2 million grant the HFPA donated to CSUN's CTVA department to support students, and enhance technology along with the creation of a Hollywood Foreign Press Association Scholars program. (more...)

BWW Review: PRISM, Hampstead Theatre
by Alistair Wilkinson - Sep 15, 2017

Jack Cardiff, OBE was a British cinematographer, director and photographer. His career lasted through many decades, spanning from the development of cinema, to silent film, and through to the experimentation of using Technicolor. His best-known work is his influential colour cinematography used by directors such as John Huston and Alfred Hitchcock. Cardiff's life is reviewed in Prism, playing at the Hampstead Theatre. (more...)

Essex Books Presents Shelf Awareness: A Dog's Heart
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

The dog days of summer ended a few weeks ago. It's been a long, hot time, physically and psychically. Our collective blood pressure could use a bit of lowering; we need some self-soothing. We need books about dogs, with hope and happy endings. (more...)

Alice Glass Plays First-Ever Solo Headline Show at LA's The Echo
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Alice Glass is most gratefully basking in the love and enthusiasm she received last night at her first ever solo headline show. Peforming in front of a packed house at Los Angeles' The Echo (more...)

VACNJ Members Art Show Winners Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

The weekend of September 8 10, 2017, saw the Art Center host its inaugural Members Art Show & Collectors Weekend. The three-day event celebrated the Center's members and their artwork with a public exhibition and sale. The Friday night opening event featured several members receiving awards for their submitted work. Juror Nany Ori, a respected corporate photographer, fine art exhibitor, and caring teacher awarded the following prizes. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE at the Court Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Court Theatre, under the continuing leadership of Charles Newell, Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director, and Stephen J. Albert, Executive Director, opens its 2017-2018 season with Five Guys Named Moe by Clarke Peters, directed by Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson, Music Director Abdul Hamid Royal and Associate Director Felicia P. Fields. Five Guys Named Moe, which features Louis Jordan's greatest hits, runs now through October 8, 2017 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Ave. The press opening is tomorrow, September 16, 2017, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Cast Announced for Terry Johnson's INSIGNIFICANCE at Arcola Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

The exciting cast have now been announced for the first London revival in over 20 years of Insignificance by two-time Olivier Award winner Terry Johnson. (more...)

Mira J. Spektor's LADY OF THE CASTLE Coming to Opera America & Scandinavia House
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

The Aviva Players will present Mira J. Spektor's Lady of The Castle, A Ghostly Post-Holocaust Chamber Opera, based on a true story & an Israeli play by Lea Goldberg. (more...)

Cathy Weis Projects Slates SUNDAYS ON BROADWAY Fall 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Cathy Weis Projects announces the fall 2017 season of Sundays on Broadway, an ongoing series of performances, film screenings, and discussions on Sunday evenings at WeisAcres. (more...)

Harvey Granat and Will Friedwald to Showcase the Great American Songbook at 92Y This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Harvey Granat is a cabaret performer, Broadway producer and historian of the American popular song. Will Friedwald is a critic, music historian and author of eight books, including the upcoming The Great Jazz and Pop Vocal Albums (Pantheon Books, October 24). (more...)

BWW Previews: WEEKENDER in Columbia, SC
by Patrick Michael Kelly - Sep 14, 2017

CCT and Village Square start up their seasons and Trustus keeps the BARBECUE going! (more...)

Judy, Audrey and Marilyn Come to Life in SIRENS OF THE SILVER SCREEN this November
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Judy, Audrey and Marilyn this sisterhood of stunning starlets lit up the silver screen for decades and kept tongues wagging with their scandalous off-screen antics. Prepare to be transported to a world of Old Hollywood glamour, where fame, fate and misfortune collide in glitz, glamour and grim truths. (more...)

Robert Longo's 'Pledges of Allegiance' Flag Raised by 10 Institutions Nationwide
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Creative Time has announced the hoisting of the fourth public artwork in the Pledges of Allegiance series, Untitled (Dividing Time), by artist Robert Longo, which will be raised today, September 13. (more...)

Original WEST SIDE STORY Stars Chita Rivera, Carol Lawrence and More Will Reunite for Dancers Over 40 Event 'COOL!'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Sixty years ago this month, West Side Story opened on Broadway to become one of the best-loved musicals of all time. To celebrate this historic event, Dancers Over 40 will assemble a spectacular once-in-a-lifetime panel of original cast members nearly to the day of their 1957 debut. (more...)

Local Luminaries to Be Honored at 3rd Annual Granada Theatre Legends Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts (SBCPA) will host its 3rd Annual Granada Theatre Legends Gala on Friday, September 15, 2017. (more...)

Neil Patrick Harris to Host Elton John AIDS Foundation's Fall Gala; THE LION KING Cast to Perform!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

On Tuesday, November 7, 2017, the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) will host its annual New York Fall Gala at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City. This year's gala commemorates the Foundation's 25th year and honors Founder Sir Elton John. (more...)

Audrey Hepburn SABRINA Gown Going Up For Auction
by Movies News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Profiles in History is proud to announce one of the most important dresses in film history is going up for auction during their three day Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds Personal Property Auction on October 7th, 8th and 9th in Los Angeles. (more...)

Toby Jones, Zoe Wanamaker and Stephen Mangan Star In Revival of Pinter's THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Sonia Friedman Productions is thrilled to announce a new production of Harold Pinter's The Birthday Party which will run at the Harold Pinter Theatre, 60 years since the play's debut, from 9 January to 14 April 2018 with an Opening Night on Thursday 18 January 2018. Tickets go on sale today at midday, with priority booking from 9am. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at DISGRACED at NextStop Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

On Saturday September 9, 2017, NextStop Theatre Company, a professional black-box theatre near Reston Town Center, opened the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Disgraced by Ayad Akhtar. In the play, audiences experience a New York City dinner party that becomes a powder-keg of prejudice and identity politics surrounding Muslim assimilation in America. (more...)

Star of Stage & Screen Kenneth Branagh to Receive BAFTA Career Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles (BAFTA Los Angeles) is pleased to announce that award-winning actor and director Kenneth Branagh will receive the Albert R. Broccoli Britannia Award for Worldwide Contribution to Entertainment at the 2017 AMD British Academy Britannia Awards. (more...)

Petterino's Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Monday Night Live Beginning 9/25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Petterino's Monday Night Live (MNL), the impromptu musical showcase hosted by Denise McGowan Tracy and Beckie Menzie will celebrate its 10th Anniversary with a series of Monday night events beginning on Monday, September 25 at 7:30 p.m. Petterino's is located in the heart of the theatre district in Chicago's Loop at 150 N. Dearborn. ' (more...)

Debbie Reynolds Dance Studio and Family Ranch Up for Auction in L.A.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Profiles in History has announced the Debbie Reynolds Dance Studio and Debbie's personal family ranch will both be going up for auction at the Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds Personal Property Auction on October 7th, 8th and 9th in Los Angeles. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Sunday Night With Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch at Bemelmans Bar
by Stephen Sorokoff - Sep 11, 2017

Celebrities, lovers, fun seekers, and glamorous sophisticated New Yorkers can be found at The Carlyle's Bememlmans Bar on Sunday nights from 9-12 getting a major dose of great music and wit as Jim Caruso and  Billy Stritch hold court on Bobby Short street. There was a hurricane in Florida but everything was Sunny inside the Carlyle last night and Broadwayworld was there. (more...)

San Francisco Opera Launches 95th Season with Opening Weekend Celebrations
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

San Francisco Opera inaugurated its 95th season with a weekend of celebrations and performances beginning on Friday, September 8 with two galas Opera Ball 2017 at The Imperial Palace and the BRAVO! CLUB Opening Night Gala and a performance of Giacomo Puccini's Turandot in artist David Hockney's colorful production. At the opera's conclusion, San Francisco Opera Music Director Nicola Luisotti, who conducted the performance, was awarded the San Francisco Opera Medal. (more...)

A.R.T. & Harvard Art Museums to Host Events Series Alongside WARHOLCAPOTE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) and Harvard Art Museums have partnered in conjunction with the A.R.T.'s production of WARHOLCAPOTE to present a series of events highlighting the contemporary legacies of Andy Warhol and Truman Capote, including a unique encounter with Warhol screen-prints and a speaker series featuring journalists, multimedia artists, curators, and collectors. (more...)

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