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Gamm Adapts Bill Harley Book for Young Audiences
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre (The Gamm) Education Department is pleased to present Charlie Bumpers vs. the Teacher of the Year by Bill Harley, adapted and directed by Jessica Chace. Adult actors play a variety of roles in this engaging story about a very normal kid's experiences with terrifying teachers, best friends, playground bullies, and the joys and fears of making one's way through the world. (more...)

BWW Review: DEADLINE DAY, Theatre N16
by Gary Naylor - Sep 5, 2017

Deadline Day has echoes of The Likely Lads in its humour, drawn from the clashing of cultures as a boy wonder footballer and his go-getting agent travel to London to sign for Chelsea. (more...)

Emeril Lagasse Foundation Announces Music Lineup for Boudin, Bourbon & Beer 2017
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Emeril Lagasse Foundation announces that Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, Langhorne Slim & the Law, Kristin Diable & the City and Silverado Pickups will take the stage at this year's Boudin, Bourbon & Beer at Champions Square on Friday, Nov. 3. (more...)

BWW Review: OF KITH AND KIN, Crucible Studio, Sheffield
by Ruth Deller - Sep 25, 2017

Chris Thompson's new play offers a witty and cutting take on the meaning of family, performed by an excellent cast. (more...)

Korean Templestay and Temple Food Cultural Week in New York
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Cultural Corps of Korean Buddhismis planning to hold the 'Korean Templestay and Temple Food Cultural Week' in New York, from September 24-30th. Templestay is a traditional cultural experience program allowing participants to experience the daily life of an ascetic in a temple deep in the mountains which is full of history and Korean Buddhist heritage. (more...)

THE ODD COUPLE: The Men Are Out And The Ladies Are In At The Off Broadway Palm!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

The Off Broadway Palm Theatre presents The Odd Couple: Female Version playing now through October 29, 2017. In 1985, Neil Simon revised the original The Odd Couple for a female cast keeping the story line the same, but changing the leads to Florence Unger and Olive Madison and adjusting scenes like the poker game to Trivial Pursuit and the Pigeon sisters to the Costazuela brothers. (more...)

Brenda Braxton to Lead Industry Reading of NYMF Musical TRAV'LIN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Trav'lin - The 1930s Harlem Musical comes home to New York City for an invite-only industry reading featuring Brenda Braxton, who starred in the sold-out debut production at the New York Musical Festival (NYMF) in 2010. (more...)

Ensemble Theatre Opens Renovated Facilities with THIS RANDOM WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Roll out the red carpet! Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati begins the 2017-2018 Season in its newly renovated theatre with the charming regional premiere of This Random World, a wistful drama by award-winning playwright Steven Dietz. This funny, intimate, and heartbreaking story about the power of chance takes audiences on a journey of self-discovery. Playing October 10-November 4, 2017. Directed by D. Lynn Meyers. Production sponsor is the Otto M. Budig Family Foundation. (more...)

Sport for Jove to Present NO END OF BLAME at the Seymour Centre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

This October, Sport For Jove and The Seymour Centre present Howard Barker's pertinent political play, NO END OF BLAME, as part of the Seymour Centre's Reginald Season for 2017. (more...)

SLEUTH Comes to at MCCC's Kelsey Theatre 10/6 - 15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Excitement and suspense await as the award-winning Maurer Productions OnStage (MPO) presents Anthony Shaffer's Sleuth at Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre Fridays, October 6 and 13 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, October 7 and 14 at 8 p.m.; and Sundays, October 8 and 15 at 2 p.m. (more...)

BWW Review: THE BOLD TYPE Combines Glamour with Today's Relevant Issues
by Brooke Yunis - Sep 18, 2017

Commercials for Freeform's THE BOLD TYPE have been circulating on my T.V. for months. I was extremely skeptical at first. A show about three young women trying to jumpstart their careers in New York City that also deals with social and political issues? (more...)

Mod Musical ALL OR NOTHING Coming to Storyhouse in Chester This Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

ALL OR NOTHING, the Small Faces musical theatre sensation, will play at Storyhouse in Chester from Wednesday 27 September to Saturday 30 September as part of its third major tour. (more...)

BWW Review: THE ADDAMS FAMILY, Birmingham Hippodrome
by Emma Cann - Jun 9, 2017

With a burst of passionate tango and an iconic 'click click', everyone's favourite kooky family has taken up residence at the Birmingham Hippodrome this week, the latest tour venue hosting the UK premiere of The Addams Family musical. A cult fan favourite, thanks to the wildly popular Nineties movies, The Addams Family step into the footlights for the first time. (more...)

BWW Review: THE SCHOOL FOR LIES at Shakespeare Theatre Company
by Jenny Minich - Jun 8, 2017

DC is a topsy-turvy, satirical farce; or so it seems this morning. Happily, so is The School for Lies. At least The School for Lies is fiction and man, it felt good to laugh. (more...)

BWW Interview: Maegan Azar of INTIMATE APPAREL at Centre Stage
by Neil Shurley - Jun 6, 2017

'The play's text is so rich with details, and you really have to mine it, investigate it like a detective, to find everything out about your character that you can.' (more...)

Hotsy Totsy Burlesque to Present HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSE PASTIE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

Harry Potter has been celebrating his birthday with the fine folks of Hotsy Totsy Burlesque for many years now... so why should this year be any different? Nothing ever goes wrong when Harry, Hermoine and the rest show up... (more...)

BWW Review: Director Anne Kauffman Finally Hits Broadway With Scott McPherson's MARVIN'S ROOM
by Michael Dale - Jun 30, 2017

After thirteen years and eighteen directing credits for major Off-Broadway companies such as Playwrights Horizons, Vineyard, Lincoln Center Theatre and The New York Theatre Workshop, another accomplished New York stage talent, Anne Kauffman, takes her overdue Broadway bow with Roundabout's revival of Scott McPherson's 1990 darkly comic drama MARVIN'S ROOM. (more...)

BWW Review: PETER PAN - An Entertaining Evening
by Lynn Beaver - Jun 29, 2017

Lake Travis Musical Theatre production, the iconic 1954 musical PETER PAN, makes for an entertaining evening. (more...)

Brockmans Summer Cocktails Celebrate The Season In Style
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Brockmans Gin, one of the UK's fastest growing super-premium gins, is celebrating summer in style with the debut of two deliciously original cocktails that compliment and enhance the botanicals and berries that combine to make Brockmans 'a gin like no other'. (more...)

BWW Review: Superb Performances Mark Beautifully Poetic THE PRIDE at The Wallis
by Michael Quintos - Jun 26, 2017

Fittingly, as most of the world celebrates Gay Pride month, the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills is presenting an absorbing, beautifully-poetic production of playwright Alexi Kaye Campbell's drama THE PRIDE, which continues its Los Angeles-area premiere through July 9, 2017. Highly-stylized yet riveting and universally approachable, this new production of the play that originated in the UK features a superb cast smartly directed by the Wallis' Artist-in-Residence Michael Arden. (more...)

BWW Review: BARE - ATP's Youthful Pop Opera Stunningly Beautiful
by Lynn Beaver - Jun 19, 2017

Austin Theatre Project's current production BARE, playing at the Trinity Street Theatre, is a work of love and stunning beauty. (more...)

BWW Review: Sharr White's Thought-Provoking THE OTHER PLACE at Tampa Rep
by Peter Nason - Jun 15, 2017

A smart, sharply executed production of an exceptionally written play.  (more...)

The Rocketboys Announce New Summer Shows; 'Certain Circles' Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Austin, Texas band The Rocketboys will be continuing their summer on the road with two new strings of dates in support of their new album, Certain Circles. Certain Circles is the anthemic indie band's third full-length album and first for new label CandyShop Recordings. (more...)

Tequila Avi'n And Waterford Partner To Launch The 'Avi'n Collection' Crystal Sipping Decanter Gift Set
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Tequila Avin, Voted World's Best Tasting Tequila, has partnered with Waterford, renowned for the finest quality crystal, to create the Avin Collection, a limited-edition, luxury decanter gift set. The collection includes both a fine crystal decanter and pair of crystal rocks glasses. The exclusive set was designed to provide tequila enthusiasts with a truly elevated sipping experience, helping aficionados enjoy the full aromas and flavors of this exemplary spirit. (more...)

BWW Interview: Ben Fankhauser of BEAUTIFUL THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL at Overture Center
by Angie Stanton - Jun 12, 2017

???????BEAUTIFUL THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL arrives in Madison this week. I spoke with cast member Ben Fankhauser, who broke onto the Broadway stage in the original cast of NEWSIES THE MUSICAL. (more...)

Musical Theatre Sensation ALL OR NOTHING Heads To Chester
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

All Or Nothing, the new Small Faces musical sensation, is heading to Chester's newest arts venue as part of its latest UK tour. (more...)

CE Week Exhibits to Feature the Hottest New Products in Consumer Technology
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

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Small Faces Musical ALL OR NOTHING Returns To Tour UK
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2017

ALL OR NOTHING, the Small Faces musical sensation, will tour the UK from September 2017 on its third major outing.  The show, which opened to critical acclaim and nightly standing ovations at the Vaults Theatre in London in March 2016 before heading out on the first of two UK tours, announced this week that total ticket sales had topped over £1 million.  (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- A Waste Land
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 4, 2017

BWW speaks to Eri Borlaug about bringing A Waste Land to the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: David Moscow Shares His Secrets From NEWSIES on Its 25th Anniversary! Read All About It!
by Wayman Wong - Jul 31, 2017

When David Moscow made his 'Big'-screen debut in 1988, it was huge. Penny Marshall had plucked this precocious, 11-year-old kid from the Bronx to play the younger version of Tom Hanks' character, Josh Baskin. This comic fantasy-fable about a boy who literally became 'Big' overnight, was a giant box-office hit. Moscow was nominated for a Young Artist Award for Best Young Actor in a Comedy. And in that same season, another kid won for Best Young Actor in a Drama: Christian Bale for 'Empire of the Sun.' (more...)

ALL OR NOTHING Announces Third UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2017

ALL OR NOTHING, the Small Faces musical sensation, will tour the UK from September 2017 on its third major outing. The show, which opened to critical acclaim and nightly standing ovations at the Vaults Theatre in London in March 2016 before heading out on the first of two UK tours, announced this week that total ticket sales had topped over £1 million. (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

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BWW Review: SAUCY JACK AND THE SPACE VIXENS Just Need Disco at Obsidian Theater
by Brett Cullum - Jul 14, 2017

It's freaky and fun! Glittery boots, lots of variations on sex and preference, and even a stripper pole front and center means this one is not gonna be a light family musical. If the phrase 'think BARBARELLA meets ROCKY HORROR' makes you shiver in anticipation, then reserve your seats now. (more...)

BWW Review: TOUCH, Soho Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Jul 14, 2017

Neat freaks beware: Touch is your ultimate nightmare. This latest offering from DryWrite, the company that launched the now stratospheric Fleabag, centres on another woman with a chaotic personal life - this time, mirrored by the symphony of filth that is her cramped bedsit. (more...)

More Than 50 Playwrights, Directors & Dramaturgs Set for 2017 MFA Workshop at Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, will co-present the 12th annual MFA Playwright's Workshop (MFAPW) in association with the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival and Stanford University's National Center for New Plays. (more...)

BWW Review: YANK!, Charing Cross Theatre
by Debbie Gilpin - Jul 11, 2017

With this year's Pride still fresh in Londoners' minds, there couldn't be a more appropriate time for Joseph and David Zellnik's musical about gay US soldiers in World War Two to open in central London. It runs not far away from another high profile LGBT production, Rotterdam, which will finish its short run this weekend. (more...)

BWW Review: A Clash of Perfectly Opposed Titans in THE NICETIES at CATF
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Jul 11, 2017

A two-fisted drama of ideas, The Niceties may well leave you devastated, and will certainly send you out talking. Itwill keep you thinking and probably angry, regardless of where you come down on the issues very articulately debated in it. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Thinking Drinkers
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 11, 2017

BWW speaks to the Thinking Drinkers about their 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show History of Alcohol. (more...)

Fit Food Finds: HFACTOR Hydrogen Infused Water
by Marina Kennedy - Jul 10, 2017

HFactor, the functional water brand is poised to start a real hydrogen-hydration movement in the market. (more...)

Brockmans Gin Serves Up Autumn Cocktail Menu
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Brockmans Gin, the gin 'like no other', is serving up its Autumn line up of deliciously smooth cocktails that are easy to make and beautifully complement the gin's mix of berry notes and botanicals. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017 - BWW Review: THE TIME MACHINE, Voodoo Rooms
by Amy Hanson - Aug 8, 2017

Long before the Delorean or the TARDIS ever graced our screens, the story of The Time Machine fascinated the public with the idea of travelling in the fourth dimension. This new musical based on the H.G. Wells masterpiece is not a straight adaptation of the novel, adding in a Neat framing device. Set at Radio Woking in the 1950s, this production features Carrie (Lindsay Sharman), a station producer in the finest cut-glass BBC English mould, and George (Laurence Owen), the writer and performer of a radio musical version of the sci-fi classic. (more...)

Broadway Social Insight Report - August 7, 2017: TERMS OF MY SURRENDER, 1984, COME FROM AWAY Top Growth
by Alan Henry - Aug 7, 2017

BroadwayWorld is excited to introduce our new weekly Social Media Insights article, where we take a look at the growth of all the current and upcoming shows playing on Broadway - curated by our Social Media Manager, Alan Henry. (more...)

BWW Interview: Alex Flanigan's SINGULARITY in Samuel French Short Play Festival
by Christopher Castanho - Aug 7, 2017

The 'Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival' has been around for 42 years, and during that time over 500 theatre companies and schools have participated. Applicants have included companies from across the country as well as abroad from Canada, Singapore, and the United Kingdom. 'Singularity' by playwright Alex Flanigan will be performing on the festival's first day, August 8th at 6:30 pm. (more...)

Circle Theatre to Close 2017 Season with Grand Rapids Premiere of IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

Circle Theatre, Grand Rapids' go-to destination for exceptional theatrical arts in an intimate setting, will wrap up their 65th Main Stage season with a fresh off broadway production of It Shoulda Been You starting on Thursday, September 7 at 7:30 p.m. inside the Performing Arts Center on the campus of Aquinas College. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- The Unmarried
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Aug 3, 2017

BWW speaks to Lauren Gauge about bringing The Unmarried to the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Review: MARIA SHEHATA, Just The Tonic
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2017

Having moved 5,437 miles for love, award-winning Egyptian-American comedian Maria Shehata presents her debut hour of playfully sardonic stand-up. Charmingly conversational and brutally honest, Maria divulges the realities of giving up a glamorous LA lifestyle to discover that saying 'I moved here for you' does not win every argument. (more...)

BWW Review: GANGSTA GRANNY, Garrick Theatre
by Emma Watkins - Aug 2, 2017

Gangsta Granny, Birmingham Stage Company's production of David Walliams' bestselling children's book, has arrived in the West End following a long-running UK tour. Suitable for kids aged 5 and over, the show is a perfect antidote to cries of 'Grannies are boring!'. (more...)

BWW Interview: Chloe Marie of HAIR at Theatre Baton Rouge
by Tara Bennett - Aug 17, 2017

The year 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the rock musical, HAIR and Theatre Baton Rouge is celebrating with a two-week run of the show, opening Friday, August 18, and running through Sunday, August 27. (more...)

BWW Review: THE MAJORITY, National Theatre
by Emma Watkins - Aug 14, 2017

Rob Drummond's new show is less a play and more a piece of storytelling with added participatory morality. The use of live technology gives it the feeling of a morality test for the social media age. (more...)

NBC Sports Presents Kyle & Rut's Racing Roots: Kyle Larson This Sunday
by TV News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

NBCSN will present Kyle & Rut's Racing Roots: Kyle Larson, a 30-minute special chronicling three-time NASCAR Cup Series winner Kyle Larson's road to professional racing, this Sunday, August 13, at 7:30 p.m. ET. (more...)

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