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BWW Review: Kirsten Childs' THE BUBBLY BLACK GIRL SHEDS HER CHAMELEON SKIN Tackles Racial Identity Issues
by Michael Dale - Jul 31, 2017

Connoisseurs of American musical theatre wishing to make a point about the genre's ability to dramatize even the most unlikely of subjects often cite examples like SWEENEY TODD's vengeful barber on a killing spree or THE PAJAMA GAME's labor/management dispute, but bookwriter/lyricist/composer Kirsten Childs may have topped them all in 2000 when Playwrights Horizons premiered THE BUBBLY BLACK GIRL SHEDS HER CHAMELEON SKIN. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Encores! THE BUBBLY BLACK GIRL SHEDS HER CHAMELEON SKIN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Next up at Encores! Off-Center is Kirsten Childs' delightful, provocative, and poignant 2000 musical, The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin, running July 26-27. Following a young African-American dancer, Viveca, from West Coast suburbia to Broadway, all the while navigating the politics of race and gender in an attempt to uncover her own identity, The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin is directed by Robert O'Hara with choreography by Byron Easley and music direction by Annastasia Victory. (more...)

HAIRSPRAY's Nikki Blonsky Joins Lisa Lampanelli's STUFFED Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Comedian Lisa Lampanelli and producer Rachel Karpf announced today that Golden Globe Nominee Nikki Blonksy (New Line Cinema's Hairspray) will join the cast of Lampanelli's new play, STUFFED, opening Off-Broadway this fall in a new production at the Westside Theatre (Downstairs, 407 West 43rd Street), following a limited NYC run last fall at WP Theater. (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON Announces The Drawing Ticket Policy
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, is pleased to announce the drawing ticket policy for the National Tour, which begins AUGUST 1ST at the ECCLES THEATER in SALT LAKE CITY and plays a limited three-week engagement through AUGUST 20TH. In SALT LAKE CITY, the production will conduct a pre-show drawing at the box office, making 25 tickets available at $25 apiece. The lineup and drawing will be held on Regent Street near the Regent Street Black Box ticket office entrance. (more...)

Who is the Bubbly Black Girl? Meet Her Starting Tonight at Encores!
by Danielle Ashley - Jul 26, 2017

Next up at Encores! Off-Center is Kirsten Childs' delightful, provocative, and poignant 2000 musical, The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin, running July 26-27. (more...)

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera and Tommy Tune Toast The Chita Rivera Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Last night, The Chita Rivera Awards hosted 'Cocktails and Couture' at Randi Rahm Atelier, with special guests Chita Rivera, Tommy Tune and Founder and Producing Artistic Director of American Dance Machine for the 21st Century Nikki Feirt Atkins. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Nikki M. James & Company Do the Skate in Highlights from Encores! BUBBLY BLACK GIRL...
by Stage Tube - Jul 26, 2017

Next up at Encores! Off-Center is Kirsten Childs' delightful, provocative, and poignant 2000 musical, The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin, running July 26-27. Following a young African-American dancer, Viveca, from West Coast suburbia to Broadway, all the while navigating the politics of race and gender in an attempt to uncover her own identity, The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin is directed by Robert O'Hara with choreography by Byron Easley and music direction by Annastasia Victory. (more...)

Kate Baldwin, Karen Ziemba and More Set for 'Broadway Close Up' Series at Merkin Concert Hall; 2017-18 Season Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Kaufman Music Center will host a diverse 2017-18 season at Merkin Concert Hall, highlighting Broadway musicals with celebrations of the fruitful partnership between STEPHEN SONDHEIM and HAROLD PRINCE, the musicals of LEONARD BERNSTEIN and JERRY HERMAN, and performances by Tony winner KAREN ZIEMBA and KATE BALDWIN. (more...)

Photo Flash: Will Roland Inspires and Mentors the Students of Broadway Artists Alliance
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

This past Sunday, Will Roland led a song interpretation Master Class for a few lucky students of Broadway Artists Alliance of NYC. (more...)

E! Announces TOTAL BELLAS Premiere Date; Cast for Season 7 of TOTAL DIVAS
by TV News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

E! Entertainment gives viewers an up close and personal look at the lives of WWE(R) Superstars, The Bella Twins, when TOTAL BELLAS returns for an emotionally-charged new season Wednesday, September 6 at 9:00pm ET/PT. (more...)

Michael Arden to Helm Reading of Kerrigan & Lowdermilk's REPUBLIC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Michael Arden (Tony-nominated for Spring Awakening and the upcoming Once on This Island) will direct a private reading of Kait Kerrigan and Brian Lowdermilk's newest musical, REPUBLIC on Friday, July 28th at 1pm. (more...)

Drew Michael and Nikki Glaser to Headline Comedy Works This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Drew Michael and Nikki Glaser will headline Comedy Works this weekend. Scroll down for details! (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON to Ring Kennedy Center's Doorbell Again This Fall; Tickets on Sale Now!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Back by popular demand, The Book of Mormon, which played sold-out runs at the Kennedy Center in 2013 and 2015 returns to Washington, D.C. for a limited engagement October 24-November 19, 2017 at the Kennedy Center Opera House. (more...)

First Look - Trailer & Poster Art Reveaaled for Noir Thriller GURGAON
by Movies News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Anurag Kashyap launched today the poster of Gurgaon, a noir thriller slated for a pan India release on 4th August 2017. The film is produced by JAR Pictures, the makers of award winning and internationally acclaimed films, Liar's Dice, Killa and Nil Battey Sannata. (more...)

Scoop: THE TALK 7/24 - 7/28 on CBS
by TV Scoop - Jul 21, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE TALK 7/21 - 7/28, airing on CBS (more...)

BWW Morning Brief July 21st, 2017 - SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM at The Hollywood Bowl!
by Jessica Khan - Jul 21, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: An all-star cast brings SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM to The Hollywood Bowl this weekend! (more...)

Noel Sullivan & More Join John Owen Jones in TIGER BAY THE MUSICAL at Wales Millennium Centre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Survival, romance and atonement in a diverse community: Tiger Bay the Musical, takes place in what was once the most cosmopolitan port in the world, Cardiff Bay. (more...)

BWW TV: Nikki M. James & Company Give Sneak Peek of THE BUBBLY BLACK GIRL at Encores! Off-Center!
by TV - Press Previews - Jul 19, 2017

Next up at Encores! Off-Center is Kirsten Childs' delightful, provocative, and poignant 2000 musical, The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin, running July 26-27. Following a young African-American dancer, Viveca, from West Coast suburbia to Broadway, all the while navigating the politics of race and gender in an attempt to uncover her own identity, The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin is directed by Robert O'Hara with choreography by Byron Easley and music direction by Annastasia Victory. (more...)

Dave Eggar Returns to Barter Theatre 7/23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Local favorite Dave Eggar is returning to Barter Theatre's Gilliam Stage this year in a one-night event composed just for the venue. (more...)

Shakespeare in the Ruff's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM to Cast a Spell Over Withrow Park
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Shakespeare in the Ruff presents 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' by William Shakespeare, running August 15 - September 3rd in Withrow Park. (more...)

Casting Complete for 'BUBBLY BLACK GIRL' and REALLY ROSIE at Encores! Off-Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Following the success of Assassins, Encores! Off-Center Artistic Director Michael Friedman today announced casting for the next two productions of his first season at the helm of the popular summer musical theater series at New York City Center. (more...)

More Summer Shows Announced at The Iridium!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

See the brand-new lineup of summer show's at The Iridium NYC, (more...)

Cedric Gervais & Laurent Simeca Remix 'Somebody New'
by TV News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Grammy Award winning DJ/Producer, Cedric Gervais has teamed up with house legend Laurent Simeca to reveal the newest remix of “Somebody New” out now via Island Records. (more...)

Doug Varone & Dancers to Celebrate 30th Anniversary at Jacob's Pillow This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

As Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival rings in 85 seasons, Doug Varone & Dancers celebrates its 30th anniversary as a company with a program in the Ted Shawn Theatre, August 2-6. (more...)

The Stratford Festival Celebrates its 65th Season with a ROMEO AND JULIET Reunion!
by Lauren Gienow - Jul 13, 2017

Audience members at today's production of ROMEO AND JULIET at the Stratford Festival were in for a real treat...And some of them had no idea!  There was a delightful murmur of excitement from the crowd when Artistic Director (and 1992 Romeo) Antoni Cimolino came onstage to announce that in celebration of the Festival's 65th season, a group of former Romeos and Juliets were in attendance! (more...)

Bloodshot Records Signs Ruby Boots
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Nashville-based, Australian-born artist Ruby Boots has signed with Chicago label Bloodshot Records. (more...)

Arkadin Vision Digital Meeting Space Receives Prestigious Industry Awards
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

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Breaking: Lea Salonga, Merle Dandridge, Quentin Earl Darrington & Alex Newell Join ONCE ON THIS ISLAND
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Today, producers Ken Davenport and Hunter Arnold announced that Tony Award winner Lea Salonga, Alex Newell ('Glee'), Merle Dandridge('Greenleaf'), and Quentin Earl Darrington (Cats) will join the cast of the new Broadway production of Once On This Island, which will play the Circle in the Square Theatre (235 W. 50th street, NYC) this fall. (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway's 'Rafiki' Tshidi Manye Kicks Off LION KING Sing-Along in L.A.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2017

In celebration of the upcoming THE LION KING in-home release, a special sing along screening hosted by The Walt Disney Studios and Fandango took place at the famed outdoor venue. The evening kicked off with a special musical performance by the sensational Tshidi Manye, who currently stars as Rafiki in the long-running Broadway production of THE LION KING. (more...)

BWW Previews: THE BOOK OF MORMON at The Adrienne Arsht Center For The Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County
by John Lariviere - Aug 5, 2017

Back by popular demand, THE BOOK OF MORMON, which played a successful two-week run in Miami in 2014, returns to the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County for a limited engagement November 28 - December 3, 2017. Single tickets will go on sale Friday, August 18 at 10 AM. (more...)

Photo Flash: Hello! THE BOOK OF MORMON Returns to Arsht Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

Back by popular demand, THE BOOK OF MORMON, which played a successful two-week run in Miami in 2014, returns to the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County for a limited engagement November 28 - December 3, 2017. Single tickets will go on sale Friday, August 18 at 10 AM. (more...)

Bebe Neuwirth to Host 2017 Chita Rivera Awards at The Al Hirschfeld Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

Bebe Neuwirth (two-time Tony and Emmy award winner; Chicago, A Chorus Line, Sweet Charity,'Cheers,' 'Frasier') will host the Chita Rivera Awards, taking place at The Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 W. 45th Street) on Monday, September 11 at 7:30 pm, it was announced today by Nikki Feirt Atkins, founder and producing artistic director of American Dance Machine of the 21st Century. (more...)

Nikki Amuka-Bird, Ellie Bamber, and More Join Donmar Warehouse's THE LADY FROM THE SEA, Full Casting Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

The Donmar Warehouse today announced full casting for Elinor Cook's new version of Ibsen's masterpiece The Lady from the Sea. As previously announced Nikki Amuka-Bird will play Ellida, and she is joined by Ellie Bamber, Jake Fairbrother, Jim Findley, Jonny Holden, Finbar Lynch, Tom McKay and Helena Wilson. (more...)

LAST POET STANDING IV Returns to Aronoff Center This Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Last Poet Standing IV (LPS) returns to the Aronoff Center! Last Poet Standing IV is a head-to-head spoken word competition which will be featured as a part of the tenth season of the Off-Broadway Theatrical Revue The Signature: A Poetic Medley Show. This 'Unorthodox SPOKEN WORD Competition' has brought the best performing artists across the Midwest to the stage! Last Poet Standing IV has a large individual grand prize of $1,000, and this summer OFP Productions will collaborate with several organizations to present LPS in the Aronoff Center's intimate and beautiful Jarson-Kaplan Theater in downtown Cincinnati at 650 Walnut Street on Friday, August 25 from 8:00 PM-11:00 PM. The Signature Lounge opens in the lobby at 7:30 PM, featuring live music and a full bar. (more...)

Toronto International Film Festival Unveils Contemporary World Cinema Programme
by Movies News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

The Toronto International Film Festival® revealed today the 48 titles from international filmmakers that make up the Festival's Contemporary World Cinema slate. This year's programme features a powerful lineup that covers disparate regions of the world (more...)

Canada's Top Comedy Podcast, STOP PODCASTING YOURSELF, Celebrates 500 Episodes
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Three-time Canadian Comedy Award-winning podcast, 'Stop Podcasting Yourself,' celebrates its 500th episode on Monday, October 16, 2017. (more...)

BWW TV: Broadway's ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Finds Its 'Ti Moune' - Go Behind the Scenes and See a Special Message from the Star!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 15, 2017

Today, producers Ken Davenport and Hunter Arnold announced that Hailey Kilgore, an 18 year-old Oregon native, will make her Broadway debut as Ti Moune in the new Broadway production of Once On This Island, which will play the Circle in the Square Theatre (235 W. 50th street, NYC) this fall. Click below to go behind the scenes on the international search for Ti Moune, plus see a message from Hailey! (more...)

SISTER ACT Concludes the 2017 Music Circus Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

The 67th Music Circus season continues with the feel-good musical comedy Sister Act, featuring an infectious score by Tony and Oscar-winning composer Alan Menken. Based on the hit 1992 film, this musical will fill the round stage with saintly sisters for the first time in Music Circus history. Performances of Sister Act are Tuesday, August 22 through Sunday, August 27 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. (more...)

BREEDERS Comedy to Launch New Light Theater Project's NYC Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

New Light Theater Project will present the New York premiere of BREEDERS by Dan Giles, directed by Jaki Bradley. BREEDERS begins performances Thursday, September 21 for a limited engagement through Saturday, October 14. Press opening is Wednesday, September 27 at 8 PM. (more...)

Scoop: TO TELL THE TRUTH on ABC - Monday, August 28, 2017
by - Aug 14, 2017

Get all the scoop on TO TELL THE TRUTH, airing on ABC on Monday, August 28, 2017! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside WEST SIDE STORY Media Call, Gala Night
by Oliver Oliveros - Aug 14, 2017

U.S.-based musical theater actors Kevin Hack (Tony), Jenna Burns (Maria), Keely Beirne (Anita), Lance Hayes (Riff), and Waldemar Quinones-Villanueva (Bernardo) lead the triple threat cast of the 60th-anniversary touring company of 'West Side Story,' which originated in Germany, now playing at The Theatre at Solaire (Solaire Resort and Casino along ASEAN Avenue in Paranaque City) until Sunday, August 27. (more...)

Works by Ike Holter, Bess Wohl, Rebecca Gilman and More Set for 2017 New Stages Festival at Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Goodman Theatre announces the lineup of its 14th annual New Stages Festival - a celebration and discovery of new work by some of the country's finest established and emerging playwrights. Over the course of three weeks, the annual festival offers Chicago theatergoers a first look at eight new works, completely free-of-charge. (more...)

BWW First Person: What A Difference A Transfer Can Make; Looking at the Differences in Shows Between London and New York
by Kerry Breen - Aug 13, 2017

Ever wonder how your favorite show looks on the other side of the Atlantic? Sometimes a show is exactly the same - and sometimes, the changes can make it nearly unrecognizable. It's no secret that productions cross the Atlantic all the time - whether they be iconic blockbusters like PHANTOM OF THE OPERA or more recent popular productions such as BEAUTIFUL and KINKY BOOTS. Sometimes, those shows end up almost exactly the same in their new home, with only the most minute changes; others appear to be entirely new pieces. The casts may change; staging may vary. Sometimes certain turns of phrase are edited or altered to make more sense, geographically or in terms of local slang. (more...)

Photo Coverage: First Look at The 60th-Anniversary Tour of WEST SIDE STORY
by Oliver Oliveros - Aug 13, 2017

U.S.-based musical theater actors Kevin Hack (Tony), Jenna Burns (Maria), Keely Beirne (Anita), Lance Hayes (Riff), and Waldemar Quinones-Villanueva (Bernardo) lead the triple threat cast of the 60th-anniversary touring company of 'West Side Story,' which originated in Germany, now playing at The Theatre at Solaire (Solaire Resort and Casino along ASEAN Avenue in Paranaque City) until Sunday, August 27. (more...)

Utah Law Prohibits Alcohol in BOOK OF MORMON Theatre Due to Simulated Sex Acts
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2017

CBLDF is reporting that The Eccles Theater in Salt Lake City is no longer allowing beer, served at the concession stands, into the theatre because of a very specific law. (more...)

Cinder Block Comedy Festival to Return with Janeane Garofalo and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

The Cinder Block Comedy Festival, presented by the Meatball Shop, returns for another year of shows throughout Williamsburg and Bushwick, Brooklyn and remains committed to showcasing a diverse lineup of talent. (more...)

Scoop: TODAY 8/14 - 8/25 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Aug 11, 2017

Get all the scoop on TODAY 8/14 - 8/25, airing on NBC (more...)

Whats Worse Than Texting During a Show? BOOK OF MORMON Audience Member Wins the Prize
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

What's worse than taking photos during a Broadway show? Nothing can top taking a phone call in the middle of an 11 o'clock number or trying to charge your phone on a Broadway set, right? Wrong.  (more...)

Breaking News: Phillip Boykin, Alysha Deslorieux, Kenita R. Miller and More to Set Sail with Broadway's ONCE ON THIS ISLAND
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Today, producers Ken Davenport and Hunter Arnold announced that Tony Award nominee Phillip Boykin, Alysha Deslorieux, Kenita R. Miller, and Isaac Powell are joining the new Broadway production of Once On This Island, which will play the Circle in the Square Theatre (235 W. 50th street, NYC) this fall. (more...)

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