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BWW Review: Highs and Lows at the Short Play Competition at the Tampa Bay Theatre Festival
by Peter Nason - Sep 8, 2017

Deb Kelley's '11:11,' Lisa VillaMil's 'Hearsay' and Kevin Michael Wesson's 'No Hole, No Soul' stand out as the best of the competition. (more...)

Time is Right for LAVENDER SONGS Encore at Pangea
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

He won't go away.  In observance of the one-year anniversary of the U.S. election, Jeremy Lawrence brings back his fearless alter ego, Tante Fritzy, a Weimar era drag queen who stared down a madman at the twilight of a new Nazi regime.  The already twice-extended “Lavender Songs -- A Queer Weimar Berlin Cabaret” returns to Pangea, 178 Second Avenue, for a special election anniversary edition on Tuesdays October 10, 17, and 24, all at 7pm. (more...)

Freeform Orders Pilot Spinoff PRETTY LITTLE LIARS: THE PERFECTIONISTS,
by TV News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Freeform, Disney's young adult television and streaming network, has ordered a new drama pilot, PRETTY LITTLE LIARS: THE PERFECTIONISTS, from Warner Horizon Scripted Television, it was announced today by Karey Burke, Freeform's executive vice president, Programming and Development. (more...)

Swede Pop/Soul Artist Marlene Drops New Single
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Today Swedish singer-songwriter Marlene released her new single, Miss You a Little, (Spotify - YouTube) via her own label, SWEET MUSIC. The soulful, personal ballad puts words to those quiet nights after a breakup, when the warmth of another person is gone and you're left with your own thoughts. (more...)

Sydney Theatre Company Unveils 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Sydney Theatre Company tonight unveils its 2018 Season, Kip Williams' first as Artistic Director. (more...)

WAISTWATCHERS THE MUSICAL Returns to Sacramento, 10/18-11/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

After last summer's successful runs in Sacramento, Walnut Creek, and San Jose, Alan Jacobson's WaistWatchers The Musical! returns to the 24th Street Theatre in Sacramento October 18-November 19, 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: IN THE HEIGHTS in the Moonlight
by E.H. Reiter - Sep 16, 2017

Before there was HAMILTON, there was Lin-Manuel Miranda's other Tony Award winning show, IN THE HEIGHTS. Though different in story, this is was no less an impactful work as it showcases a Latin community at the top of Manhattan as they struggle to achieve the American dream and redefine what they consider home. (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...)

California State University, Fullerton's 2017—2018 Season Opens with FRANKENSTEIN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Cal State Fullerton's 2017-2018 season opens with Frankenstein based on the novel by Mary Shelley, adapted by Bruce Goodrich and directed by CSUF Professor Maria Cominis, which runs September 29-October 15, 2017 in the Young Theatre on campus. An electrifying new version of Frankenstein will keep audiences mesmerized by the sheer power of Mary Shelley's 19th century classic. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Northern Broadsides Premiere of Blake Morrison's FOR LOVE OR MONEY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Following their hugely successful co-production with Hull Truck Theatre of Richard III, Northern Broadsides are set to premiere For Love or Money, Blake Morrison's new adaptation of Alain-Rene Lesage's savage eighteenth-century French comedy Turcaret. The production will be the final touring production to be directed and featuring Northern Broadsides artistic director Barrie Rutter. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

San Francisco Opera Partners with Cultural Institutions for an Array of Events and Exhibitions
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

San Francisco Opera announces educational events in connection with John Adams' Girls of the Golden West, which receives its world premiere at the War Memorial Opera House on November 21. With a libretto drawn from historical sources by director Peter Sellars, this new work from the composer of Nixon in China and Doctor Atomic explores the true and often brutal stories of pioneers on California's Gold Rush frontier. (more...)

Maria Dizzia, Will Pullen to Headline Amanda Peet's New Play Reading Tonight at MCC Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

MCC Theater today announced the complete cast and creative team for Amanda Peet's Our Very Own Carlin McCullough, the first of the 2017 PlayLabs readings, which will be held tonight, September 11th, at 7pm at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Theatre Royal Bath's DRIVING MISS DAISY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Theatre Royal Bath Productions today releases production images for Alfred Uhry's Driving Miss Daisy, directed by Richard Beecham. The play stars Dame Sian Phillips and Derek Griffiths with Teddy Kempner.  Following previews at Theatre Royal Bath from 6 to 9 September, Driving Miss Daisy is now on UK tour with press night on Tuesday 12 September at Richmond Theatre. (more...)

SWEENEY TODD at The Encore Musical Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

The Encore Musical Theatre Company proudly presents Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, running September 28 - October 22, 2017, directed by Matthew Brennan and music directed by Tyler Driskill.  (more...)

Single Tickets on Sale Tomorrow at Huntington Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Single tickets to the Huntington Theatre Company's 2017-2018 season will go on sale to the general public at midnight on Tuesday, August 1. (more...)

Lincoln Center Out of Doors' Celebrates Traditional Eastern European & Central Asian Folk
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Lincoln Center Out of Doors, one of the country's longest-running free outdoor summer festivals, opens this year on July 26 and runs through August 13. The 47th edition of the popular festival will fill the Lincoln Center campus with a diverse range of music, dance, spoken word, and family events, featuring dozens of artists from across the city, country, and world-all completely free and open to the public. (more...)

American Dance Guild Announces Festival Lineup and Honorees
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

The rich diversity of contemporary dance will be on view for four nights, Thursday, September 7 through Sunday, September 10 at this year's Annual Performance Festival of the American Dance Guild at The Ailey Citigroup Theater, 405 West 55th Street, New York City. (more...)

Artscape's Heritage Jazz Series To Be Dedicated To Jazz Master Errol Dyers
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Dedicated to the late Jazz  master Errol Dyers, Artscape Theatre Centre's "Jazz Masters: Tribute to the Legends" concert series is due to be showcased from 28 - 30 September. (more...)

Photo Flash: Write Act Repertory's Producing Artistic Director John Lant to present LILI MARLENE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Write Act Repertory's Producing Artistic Director John Lant is pleased to present the off-Broadway East Coast premiere of LILI Marlene, a new musical about a family's escape from the rising tide of Nazism, with book, music and lyrics by Michael Antin and directed and choreographed by Mark Blowers. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief July 25th, 2017: A WALL APART by Air Supply's Graham Russell Opens at NYMF and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Jul 25, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: A WALL APART by Air Supply's Graham Russell opens at NYMF! (more...)

Child Custody Expert Marlene Bizub: 7 Tips for Divorcing Parents
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

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BWW Features: Going PLACES with Nazimova and Parity Productions
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - Jul 20, 2017

The most famous actress you've never heard of. (more...)

EncoreMichigan Announces 2017 Wilde Awards Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Theater professionals from across Michigan will gather Aug. 28 when The 2017 Wilde Awards are presented at The Berman Center for the Performing Arts in the Detroit suburb of West Bloomfield. (more...)

Midtown International Theatre Festival to Present 100 Plays in 23 Days Starting This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

The Midtown International Theatre Festival returns for another summer of quality stage works, July 15 - August 6, 2017 at the WorkShop (312 W. 36th Street, NYC). New York's oldest continuing theater festival will present 100 plays in 23 days! (more...)

Further Details Announced for d:mic DANCE FEST!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Yvonne Ng, the Artistic Director of the dance: made in canada/fait au canada Festival (d:mic/fac), was awarded the Toronto Arts Foundation's prestigious 2017 Muriel Sherrin Award for contributing to the cultural life of Toronto through outstanding achievement just this past May. (more...)

Garth Fagan, Martha Myers, and American Indian Dancers Honored at American Dance Guild Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

The rich diversity of contemporary dance will be on view for four nights, Thursday, September 7 through Sunday, September 10 at this year's Annual Performance Festival of the American Dance Guild at The Ailey Citigroup Theater, 405 West 55th Street, New York City. (more...)

Justyna Kostek to Star in World Premiere of DIETRICH RIDES AGAIN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

On Thursday, August 31, Oliver Conant (Author/Director) and Justyna Kostek (Author/Star) will host the World Premiere of their anticipated one-woman tour-de-force musical, DIETRICH RIDES AGAIN, about the life and times of Marlene Dietrich. (more...)

Natalie Dormer and David Oakes in Star VENUS IN FUR at Theatre Royal Haymarket
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

TRH Productions have released the exclusive first image of Natalie Dormer and David Oakes prior the West End premiere of David Ives' hit Broadway play Venus in Fur which will run for a strictly limited nine week engagement at the Theatre Royal Haymarket run from 6 October to 9 December with opening night for press on 17 October. (more...)

Freeform Fans Fuel Season Two Pickup of Original Drama Series FAMOUS IN LOVE
by TV News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

Freeform, Disney's young adult television and streaming network, today announced the season two pickup of original drama series FAMOUS IN LOVE, from Warner Horizon Scripted Television, via a Facebook Live chat with the cast. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsals for FOR LOVE OR MONEY Starring Sarah-Jane Potts, Barrie Rutter and Jos Vantyler
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

Following their hugely successful co-production with Hull Truck Theatre of Richard III, the acclaimed Halifax theatre company Northern Broadsides are set to premiere For Love or Money, Blake Morrison's new adaptation of Alain-Rene Lesage's savage eighteenth-century French comedy Turcaret. (more...)

IN THE HEIGHTS Closes Moonlight's 37th Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

Moonlight Stage Productions closes its 2017 season with the groundbreaking musical In the Heights, September 13 - 30. With music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda and a book by Quiara Alegria Hudes, this Tony Award-winning musical broke new ground as it introduced a new generation of Broadway storytellers. Manuel would later go on to bring his megahit show Hamilton to the stage. In the Heights is full of exhilarating dance with a backdrop of salsa, Latin pop sounds, and frequently rapped lyrics described by the New York Times as "an ear-tickling novelty on Broadway." Tickets range from $23 to $55 for all reserved seating and $17 to $22 for general admission lawn seating. To purchase tickets or for more information, call (760) 724-2110 or visit moonlightstage.com. (more...)

AVENUE Q, CURVY WIDOW, SPAMILTON and More Take Part in '20at20' Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

The Off Broadway Alliance has announced that its hugely popular semi-annual ticket promotion 20at20, will return from September 5 to September 24.  20at20 makes $20 tickets available to most off Broadway shows 20 minutes prior to curtain for 20 days. (more...)

Lea Salonga and More to Tribute Lynn Ahrens & Stephen Flaherty at Primary Stages' 2017 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

Primary Stages announced today that the Primary Stages 2017 Gala will take place on Monday, October 16, 2017 at 6:30 pm. The event, which will be held at Tribeca 360º (10 Desbrosses Street), will honor Lynn Ahrens & Stephen Flaherty, the Tony-winning songwriting team of Ragtime, Once on This Island, and Anastasia (Artistic Honorees); Janet B. Rosen and Marvin Rosen, producers of In Transit on Broadway (Producer Honorees); and Jose Mendez and Katie Graziano of The Excel Group and MIC Floor Covering, LLC (Corporate Honorees). (more...)

Jack O'Rourke and band, Karen Underwood, and More to Host Benefit Concert at Crane Lane Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

While the services are funded by the HSE, Department of Children and Youth Affairs and the Department of Social Protection, SHC recently faced a cut of €50,000 in grants.  (more...)


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Neil Simon's LOST IN YONKERS to Open Next Week at Lonny Chapman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

The Group Rep presents Neil Simon's Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning comedic drama directedby Larry Eisenberg, produced by Doug Haverty. (more...)

Photo Flash: First look at BRASSED OFF at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

Wolverhampton Grand Theatre presents BRASSED OFF. The play marks the venue's return to producing theatre in-house for the first time in almost 40 years, it is now open and runs until Saturday 2 September 2017. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Write Act Rep's FRANKENSTEIN Musical Up Next at St. Luke's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Producing Artistic Director John Lant, Write Act Repertory and Tamra Pica are pleased to announce the world premiere of FRANKENSTEIN, a new musical based on Mary Shelley's novel, about the human need for love and companionship, with book, music and lyrics by Eric B. Sirota and directed by Clint Hromsco. (more...)

ATKV - Tienertoneel Comes to The Artscape Theatre this Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Experience young talent, innovation and inspiration at ATKV-Tienertoneel this year when high school theatre companies paint Cape Town red during the regional festival (23 - 26 August) and finals (4 - 7 October). (more...)

My Fair Lady Leads the Nominations for the 5th Annual Bibi Ferreira Awards
by Claudio Erlichman - Aug 2, 2017

The nominees for the 5th Bibi Ferreira Awards were announced on the evening of this Tuesday, August 1st. My Fair Lady, with 12 nominations, leads the nominees, followed by AUE (with 10) and Les Miserables (with 8). (more...)

Arnold', Brownberry', Oroweat' Bread Team Up With Tom Colicchio To Toast The Launch Of The 2017 America's Better Sandwich Contest
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Ladies and gentlemen, sharpen your knives. The search for the next better sandwich is on with the kickoff of the fourth annual America's Better Sandwich Contest. Arnold, Brownberry and Oroweat Bread have teamed up with one of the culinary world's most celebrated figures, Chef Tom Colicchio, a seasoned food judge and sandwich expert, to inspire contestants with his own sandwich creations and help determine which inspiring sandwich recipe will make the final cut and win the $25,000 grand prize. (more...)

Garth Fagan, Martha Myers, American Indian Dancers and More Set for 2017 American Dance Guild Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

The rich diversity of contemporary dance will be on view for four nights, Thursday, September 7 through Sunday, September 10 at this year's Annual Performance Festival of the American Dance Guild at The Ailey Citigroup Theater, 405 West 55th Street, New York City. (more...)

Brundibár Returns to Monmouth County in Count Basie Theatre's New Production
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

???????Brundibar returns to Monmouth County in Count Basie Theatre's new production led by Eli Villanueva and Jason Tramm August 19 & 20 (more...)

Festival d'Avignon Director Olivier Py to Make Rare U.S. Appearance as 'Miss Knife' at BAM
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

By day, one of the most respected stage directors, actors, writers, and impresarios in Europe; by night, a cabaret chanteuse expunging life's pain and love's agony-this unusual artistic double identity comes together when the director of Festival d'Avignon Olivier Py makes a rare US stage appearance in Olivier Py Sings Les Premiers Adieux de Miss Knife. (more...)

Oliver Conant and Justyna Kostek to Host World Premiere of DIETRICH RIDES AGAIN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

On Thursday, August 31, Oliver Conant (Author/Director) and Justyna Kostek (Author/Star) will host the World Premiere of their anticipated one-woman tour-de-force musical, DIETRICH RIDES AGAIN, about the life and times of Marlene Dietrich. (more...)

BWW Feature: 26TH ANNUAL SEASON ANNOUNCED at Kravis Center For The Performing Arts
by John Lariviere - Aug 10, 2017

KRAVIS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS Announces 26th Annual Season of Spectacular Concerts, Blockbuster Performances and Smash Hits from Broadway (more...)

Sarah-Jane Potts and Barrie Rutter to Star in Blake Morrison's FOR LOVE OR MONEY; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Northern Broadsides are delighted to announce full casting for the world premiere of For Love or Money, Blake Morrison's new adaptation of Alain-Rene Lesage's savage eighteenth-century comedy Turcaret. For Love or Money will be the final touring production to be directed and featuring Northern Broadsides artistic director Barrie Rutter. (more...)

Photo Flash: 'DIETRICH RIDES AGAIN' Comes to MITF This Friday
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

JUSTYNA KOSTEK AND OLIVER CONANT: DIETRICH RIDES AGAIN comes to the Midtown International Theatre Festival this Friday. Scroll down for a sneak peek! (more...)

Atlantic For Kids to Present New York Premiere of POLKADOTS: THE COOL KIDS MUSICAL
by BroadwayWorld JR - Aug 1, 2017

Atlantic for Kids' 2017-2018 Season will open Saturday, September 16 with the family musical Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical, inspired by Ruby Bridges and the Little Rock Nine featuring music by Greg Borowsky and Douglas Lyons, lyrics and concept by Douglas Lyons, book by Melvin Tunstall III and direction by Tamilla Woodard. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief August 1st, 2017: LILI MARLENE Opens, Tovah Feldshuh at Feinstein's/54 Below, and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Aug 1, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Write Act Repertory's new musical LILI Marlene opens tonight at St. Luke's Theatre! (more...)

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