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Our Productions to present New Work by Bruce R. Coleman
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Our Productions Theatre Co. Producting Artistic Director, Stephanie Riggs announces the exciting presentation of a new script, Haunted, by award winning Dallas Playwright Bruce R. Coleman, coming to the MCL Grand in October 2017. (more...)

UC San Diego to Present Rajiv Joseph's GRUESOME PLAYGROUND INJURIES
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

The UC San Diego Department of Theatre and Dance presents Gruesome Playground Injuries by Rajiv Joseph, directed by Carla Harting, June 7-10, at the Arthur Wagner Theatre in Galbraith Hall, part of the Joan and Irwin Jacobs Theatre District on the university's campus. (more...)

BWW Interview: Elena Shaddow Takes Flight in Paper Mill's MARY POPPINS!
by Caryn Robbins - May 24, 2017

Broadway veteran Elena Shaddow takes on the title role in Paper Mill Playhouse's production of the Disney-Cameron Mackintosh musical, MARY POPPINS. Today, Ms. Shaddow speaks exclusively with BWW about stepping into the iconic shoes of everyone's favorite nanny! (more...)

THE REAL THING, GEORGE'S MARVELLOUS MEDICINE and More Set for Rose Theatre Kingston's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Rose Theatre Kingston today announces its autumn 2017 and spring 2018 season. (more...)

Above Board Theatre to Present World Premiere of NIGHT AND DAY
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

San Diego's innovative new Above Board Theatre Company is excited to announce the World Premiere of Night and Day, a debut production with music and lyrics by Joe Jackson. Based on Jackson's 1983 Grammy-nominated album of the same name, Night and Day will be mounted for the first time at the 2017 San Diego International Fringe Festival. The album was written during the British rocker's extended stay in chaotic early 1980's Manhattan. Night and Day contains nine songs of sharp wit, paranoia, anxiety and brilliant songwriting. After the album's release, The New York times said that it '...captures the flavor and tempo of contemporary Manhattan very evocatively.' Weaving pop, salsa and Afro-Cuban beats, the album spawned two chart-topping hits, the popular 'Steppin' Out' and 'Breaking Us In Two,' well-known anthems of the decade. (more...)

Musical Royalty Both On And Off Stage at From Page To Stage Summer Festival 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Aria Entertainment's From Page To Stage (FPTS) are delighted to announce their exciting musical concerts and the eleven new musicals selected to be showcased during their Summer Festival at The Other Palace. (more...)

Stunning Vocalist Calabria Foti Releases 'In the Still of the Night'
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Calabria Foti is one of music's best-kept secrets. She is a jazz/pop vocalist with a lush, silky voice and impeccable intonation, a recording artist who's shared the spotlight and the microphone with TV's Seth MacFarlane (and garnered a Grammy Award nomination). (more...)

Winners for Florida Festival of New Musicals Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

The Winter Park Playhouse launches it's new Florida Festival of New Musicals August 24 - 27 of this year, and has just confirmed the winning selections for 2017. (more...)

Bethel Woods Concert Announces Return of Bradstan Cabaret Series and PLAY: The Classics
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Bethel Woods Center for the Arts continues to grow and diversify programming held in its most intimate venue - the indoor Event Gallery. This summer, the beloved Bradstan Cabaret Series returns with three unique performances featuring Ann Hampton Callaway on July 8, Mark Nadler on August 20, and Scott Samuelson and Jeanne MacDonald on September 16. Then this fall, PLAY: The Classics returns with the Manhattan Chamber Players on September 14, Borislav Strulev and Friends on September 28, and ZOFO on October 19. Tickets for both series go on-sale Friday, May 12 at 10:00 AM at BethelWoodsCenter.org. (more...)

Hikvision Helps Protect Families with Seriously Ill Children
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

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Old School Square to Present 13 Audience-Wowing Concerts & Shows in April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Old School Square is presenting 13 outstanding shows and concerts in April. Tickets for all of them are available for online purchase now at www.OldSchoolSquare.org. (more...)

Diana Krall's New Album 'Turn Up The Quiet' Out On Verve Records 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2017

The multiple GRAMMY® Award-winning jazz pianist and world-renowned singer Diana Krall's highly anticipated new album Turn Up the Quiet will be released on May 5th by Verve Records. (more...)

BWW Review: Janie Dee Makes a Smashing Return To New York as Feminist Fighter LINDA
by Michael Dale - Mar 4, 2017

It's not exactly a spoiler to note that the closing scene of Penelope Skinner's wonderfully absorbing and issue-oriented dramatic comedy, LINDA, has the title character, a successful marketing executive, addressing a group of colleagues in the year 2007, excited about how the anti-aging cream she promotes has been putting out the message that the beauty in all women of all ages is a cause for celebration. (more...)

Florida Rep Announces 20th Anniversary Season!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Florida Repertory Theatre has just announced its 2017-2018 Season - its 20th Anniversary - in the Historic Arcade Theatre and ArtStage Studio Theatre. Sept. 19, 2017 to May 6, 2018, the season will open two weeks earlier than previous years and includes A.R. Gurney's comedy about a street-smart pooch, 'Sylvia', a Tony-winning musical, multiple comedies, an American classic, a world-premiere, and new Cole Porter revue! (more...)

Tony Jackson Pens 'From The Street To The Sheets: II'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Tony Jackson, a Christian and family-man, has completed his second book 'From the Street to the Sheets: II': a gripping and potent journey of sex, drugs and betrayal. (more...)

Palm Beach Dramaworks presents ARCADIA by Tom Stoppard
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

 "It's wanting to know that makes us matter," says one of the characters in Arcadia, Tom Stoppard's luminous comedy of ideas. In this profound, funny, moving, Olivier Award-winning masterpiece, Stoppard explores the great mysteries of science and art, and illuminates the very human desire for making connections - intellectual, romantic, and physical. Arcadia opens at Palm Beach Dramaworks on March 31 and continues through April 30, with specially priced previews on March 29 and 30.   (more...)

BWW Review: Cole Porter Meets Jimmy Durante as Encores! Reconstructs THE NEW YORKERS
by Michael Dale - Mar 26, 2017

The authors who wrote the books for even the most successful Broadway musical comedies of the 1920s and 30s often get a bum rap for the flimsiness of their plots and the nonsensical nature of their gags. (more...)

Magical Vegas Nets New Gamers with Marin Social Budget Algo Optimizer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

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Writers Theatre presents THE MYSTERY OF LOVE & SEX
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, continues its 2016/17 season with The Mystery of Love & Sex written by Bathsheba Doran and directed by Marti Lyons. The production runs April 5 - July 2, 2017 in The Gillian Theatre, 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. The Press Opening is Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Palm Beach Dramaworks Presents ARCADIA by Tom Stoppard
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

 "It's wanting to know that makes us matter," says one of the characters in Arcadia, Tom Stoppard's luminous comedy of ideas. In this profound, funny, moving, Olivier Award-winning masterpiece, Stoppard explores the great mysteries of science and art, and illuminates the very human desire for making connections - intellectual, romantic, and physical. Arcadia opens at Palm Beach Dramaworks on March 31 and continues throughApril 30, with specially priced previews on March 29 and 30.   (more...)

Stephanie Styles, Drew Gehling, Jarrod Spector and More to Set Out on Whirlwind Tour in Broadway-Bound ROMAN HOLIDAY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Producers Paul Blake and Mike Bosner, in conjunction with San Francisco's SHN (Greg Holland, Chief Executive Officer) announced principal casting today for the pre-Broadway engagement of ROMAN HOLIDAY - The Cole Porter Musical, the new musical premiering as part of SHN's 2017 Season this summer. (more...)

Victory Gardens to Present World Premiere of QUEEN by Madhuri Shekar
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater continues its 42nd season with the World Premiere of Queen, written by Madhuri Shekar and directed by Joanie Schultz. (more...)

Photo Flash: Court Theatre presents THE HARD PROBLEM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Court Theatre, under the leadership of Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, announces casting for the Chicago premiere of The Hard Problem by Tom Stoppard, directed by Charles Newell. The Hard Problem runs March 9 - April 9, 2017 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue in Chicago. (more...)

BWW Review: SILENT SKY: Wishing on the Stars
by Nancy Grossman - Mar 14, 2017

Flat Earth Theatre presents the New England premiere of Lauren Gunderson's SILENT SKY, a historical drama about a trio of women astronomers who charted the heavens at the Harvard Observatory at the turn of the 20th century. Their work was vital, but they were not seen as equals in the workplace and their sacrifices were many as they struggled to break the glass ceiling. (more...)

Miami Beach in March: Performing Arts, Music and the Magic of Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

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Aurora Theatre Announces Dazzling 2017-18 Performance Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Aurora Theatre is opening the curtain to unveil its 2017-2018 Peach State Federal Credit Union Signature Series! Georgia's second largest professional theater will once again bring Broadway-caliber productions of unsurpassed talent and theatrics to the Lawrenceville's charming downtown square. This season's diverse line-up features THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, ABIGAIL/1702, MAYTAG VIRGIN,RIPCORD and the highly anticipated return of the celebrated holiday classic CHRISTMAS CANTEEN 2017. One additional show, a blockbuster musical slated for a Spring 2018 production, is an audience favorite and will be announced over the summer. Led by co-founders Anthony Rodriguez and Ann-Carol Pence, the upcoming season offers something for theatergoers of all ages with a main stage mix of musicals, comedies and dramas!  (more...)

Kravis Center Guarantees Music, Music, Music Throughout April with Memorable Concerts and Broadway Hits
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts continues its star-packed 25th anniversary season in April 2017 with an amazing array of musical performances from Broadway to Motown, from classy Nat King Cole to classic Cole Porter, from piano masterpieces to Pokemon. Also, a soul searing drama (Judgment at Nuremberg) and a side-splitting comedy (Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man). (more...)

Review Roundup: Broadway-Bound ROMAN HOLIDAY!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

The pre-Broadway engagement of ROMAN HOLIDAY - The Cole Porter Musical, is premiering as part of SHN's 2017 Season this summer. Newcomer Stephanie Styles and Broadway favorite Drew Gehling (Waitress) will take on the iconic roles portrayed by Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck in the classic film, and Tony Award nominee Jarrod Spector (Beautiful) and TV and stage star Sara Chase ('Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt') will round out the principal casting. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the Broadway-Bound ROMAN HOLIDAY!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

The pre-Broadway engagement of ROMAN HOLIDAY - The Cole Porter Musical, is premiering as part of SHN's 2017 Season this summer. Newcomer Stephanie Styles and Broadway favorite Drew Gehling (Waitress) will take on the iconic roles portrayed by Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck in the classic film, and Tony Award nominee Jarrod Spector (Beautiful) and TV and stage star Sara Chase ('Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt') will round out the principal casting. (more...)

Asia's Biggest Party At Sea 'It's The Ship' Drops Huge Aftermovie
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

IT'S THE SHIP, Asia's Largest Festival At Sea, has dropped its high-octane aftermovie from last year's sold-out event. With cabins now on sale, excitement is already building for this year's epic four-day voyage, due to set sail from Singapore to Phuket from November 17-20, 2017. (more...)

Visionary Dance Theatre and Kidz Danz Kompany hosts best-selling author, artist and teacher J. Ruth Gendler
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2017

Visionary Dance Theatre (VDT) and Kidz Danz Kompany (KDK) are excited to announce that we will be hosting best-selling author, artist and teacher J. Ruth Gendler on May 5th-6th in San Diego to facilitate a workshop and see KDK's production titled 'Ballet My Way'. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Theatre Group at SBCC presents HIGH SOCIETY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

The Theatre Group at SBCC opens the 17/18 season with Cole Porter's sparkling musical, HIGH SOCIETY, July 12-29 in the Garvin Theatre.  (more...)

WINSOR! A Cleveland Cabaret Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

The Musical Theater Project will produce "Winsor! A Cleveland Cabaret," based on the life of legendary local media personality Winsor French, at 7 PM on Thursday, July 6 and Sunday, July 9 at Nighttown in Cleveland Heights. (more...)

SEDC's New Atlanta-based Cybersecurity Operations Center Brings Managed Security Services To Safeguard US Electric Grid
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

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VIDEO: ROMAN HOLIDAY's Drew Gehling and Stephanie Styles Answer Your Questions
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

The pre-Broadway engagement of ROMAN HOLIDAY - The Cole Porter Musical, is premiering as part of SHN's 2017 Season this summer. Newcomer Stephanie Styles and Broadway favorite Drew Gehling (Waitress) take on the iconic roles portrayed by Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck in the classic film, and Tony Award nominee Jarrod Spector (Beautiful) and TV and stage star Sara Chase ('Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt') round out the principal cast. (more...)

Leo Burnett Unveils 2017 Cannes Lions Predictions
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

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Northern Beaches Gets Its First Cabaret Festival: CABARET IN THE GLEN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2017

Glen Street Theatre is proud to announce the program for the inaugural Cabaret in the Glen, the first cabaret festival on Sydney's Northern Beaches and North Shore. Over five days and nights, and across two live stages, Glen Street Theatre will transform into a glorious feast of entertainment, theatre, music, art and conversation. From film to live music concerts, panel events and cabaret, Cabaret in the Glen will be positively bursting at the seams. (more...)

Haven Theatre Sets 2017-18 Season, Plus Midwest Premiere of THE TOTAL BENT for 2018-19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Haven Theatre has announced two of the three productions featured in its upcoming 2017-18 Season, including one world premiere - plus an exciting Midwest premiere already set for the company's 2018-19 Season. (more...)

BWW Interview: Sharon Lewis Carries On With the Blues
by Tory Gates - Jul 2, 2017

'You know who you sound like?' I say, 'No, but you're gonna tell me.' She says, 'Yeah, you're like Janis Joplin and Tina Turner all rolled in to one!” (more...)

Bay Street Theater's 26th Annual Summer Gala Was A Success
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts held the 26th Annual Summer Gala in Sag Harbor on the Long Wharf on July 15, 2017. The event benefits Bay Street's educational and theatrical programs. The evening included special performances as well as a silent auction, cocktail party, live 'Fantasy Auction,' dinner and dancing. (more...)

Vocalist Calabria Foti Releases 'In the Still of the Night'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2017

CALABRIA FOTI is one of music's best-kept secrets. She is a jazz/pop vocalist with a lush, silky voice and impeccable intonation, a recording artist who's shared the spotlight and the microphone with TV's Seth MacFarlane (and garnered a Grammy Award nomination). (more...)

The Final Entries of THE FRANK SINATRA COLLECTION on DVD & Digital 9/8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

On September 8 2017, Eagle Rock Entertainment will release the final three titles in The Frank Sinatra Collection on DVD and digital formats. On license from Frank Sinatra Enterprises (FSE), the definitive collection pulls together some of the finest performances on television, in the recording studio and in concert from the greatest entertainer of the 20th century. (more...)

Diana Krall's New Album 'Turn Up The Quiet' Out On Verve Records 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

The multiple GRAMMY® Award-winning jazz pianist and world-renowned singer Diana Krall's highly anticipated new album Turn Up the Quiet will be released on May 5th by Verve Records. (more...)

Verity Standen's REFRAIN Opens this Weekend at Richmond Castle
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Tomorrow evening at Richmond Castle REFRAIN, a brand new work by award-winning artist, composer and choir leader Verity Standen, opens offering a weekend of reflection on the 16 conscientious objectors detained there 100 years ago. (more...)

Georgia Engel, Michael Mulheren and More Join Broadway-Bound ROMAN HOLIDAY at SHN; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Producers Paul Blake and Mike Bosner, in conjunction with San Francisco's SHN, announced the complete cast today for the pre-Broadway world premiere engagement of ROMAN HOLIDAY - The Cole Porter Musical, the new musical premiering as part of SHN's 2016-2017 Season this summer. (more...)

Talk Fusion CEO Brings Marketing and Technology Expertise to Rebranded HuffPost
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

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Singing Sensation Maria Wirries Returns to Sarasota for HOT 'N' COLE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota presents soprano Maria Wirries and seven outstanding young performers from Penn State University's Musical Theatre program in "Hot 'n' Cole: A Cole Porter Celebration," Sunday, May 14, 3:00 p.m., at the Sarasota Opera House, 61 N. Pineapple Avenue, Sarasota. In celebration of the genius of Cole Porter, these eight outstanding young artists will take audiences on a spirited journey through the best of the renowned American songwriter's works. Tickets are $45 and are available at www.artistseriesconcerts.org or by calling 941-306-1202 (M-F, 10-4). Student tickets, for $10, are available at the door.  (more...)

MAGIC MIKE LIVE Las Vegas Celebrates Opening Night With Star-Studded Performance at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
by Movies News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Last night, Las Vegas' most buzzed-about new production MAGIC MIKE LIVE celebrated its opening night at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino with a star-studded performance in its custom designed showroom, Club Domina. (more...)

Photo Flash: This Pair Is 'Easy to Love'! Meet the Stars of ROMAN HOLIDAY, Stephanie Styles and Drew Gehling
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

San Francisco's SHN will present the pre-Broadway world premiere engagement of ROMAN HOLIDAY, the new musical premiering as part of SHN's 2016-2017 Season this summer. Scroll down for a sneak peek at Stephanie Styles and Drew Gehling, set to star in the show! (more...)

CABARET Joins Florida Rep's 20th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Florida Repertory Theatre is pleased to announce Kander and Ebb's 12-time Tony Award-winning musical, 'Cabaret' as part of its 20th Anniversary Season. (more...)

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