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Theatrical Adaptation of DREAMING IN CUBAN in Development
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Cristina Garcia is officially adapting her award-winning novel, Dreaming in Cuban, for theatrical production. She is collaborating with Adrian Alexander Alea, who most recently assistant directed The Public Theater's A Midsummer Night's Dream, to direct and produce this most anticipated piece. (more...)

Andrew Samonsky, Hannah Elless and Bryce Pinkham to Star in BENNY & JOON Musical at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the first show of its 2017-2018 Season, the world premiere musical Benny & Joon, with book by Kirsten Guenther, music by Nolan Gasser, and lyrics by Mindi Dickstein. (more...)

Second Menu of Dance Companies Announced for Rural Dance Touring Initiative
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Second menu of dance treats from the Rural Dance Touring Initiative arrives at local venues this Autumn including the first show especially commissioned for village halls. (more...)

Paul Alexander Nolan, Alison Luff, Lisa Howard and More to Star in ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE on Broadway; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Producers Frank Marshall, Mindy Rich, Anita Waxman, and Beth Williams have announced the official cast for the pre-Broadway tour and Broadway premiere of Escape to Margaritaville, the new musical featuring the songs of iconic singer-songwriter-author Jimmy Buffett. (more...)

THE WOOD BROTHERS Come to Boulder Theater 12/2
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

In a career chock full of highlights, The Wood Brothers hold a special place in their hearts for their performances at Levon Helm's legendary Midnight Ramble. As repeat special guests at Helm's famed Woodstock  barn,  the  trio-guitarist  Oliver  Wood,  bassist  Chris  Wood,  and  drummer  Jano  Rix- developed a cherished friendship with the late icon that transcended simple musical collaboration and left an indelible mark on their songs and their lives. That shared history made it all the more emo- tional when The Wood Brothers returned to the barn on August 19, 2016, for their first Ramble since Helm's passing. Captured pristinely on their new album, 'Live At The Barn,' the band's sold-out performance  that  night  spanned  their  career  and  showcased  the  kind  of  singularly  eclectic  and electrifying performance style that's earned them devoted legions of fans around the world. (more...)

Inevitable Theatre Company Makes Performance Debut with UNSUSPECTING SUSAN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Inevitable Theatre Company makes its St. Louis performance debut with the regional premiere of Stewart Permutt's UNSUSPECTING SUSAN, to be performed September 15-30, 2017, at The Chapel in Clayton, MO. (more...)

Open Fist Presents Shattering Comedy WALKING TO BUCHENWALD
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Two couples learn what it means to be American in a world that no longer admires the U.S. Open Fist Theatre Company presents the world premiere of Walking To Buchenwald, a protean comedy with shocking consequences by Tom Jacobson.Roderick Menzies directs for a Sept. 9 opening atAtwater Village Theatre. (more...)

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at the Orpheum On Sale 8/25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, the most awarded new musical of 2015 and winner of four Tony Awards, will play the Orpheum Theatre for a one-week engagement October 24-29, 2017. (more...)

Official Casting Announced for ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Producers Frank Marshall, Mindy Rich, Anita Waxman, and Beth Williams announced the official cast for the pre-Broadway tour and Broadway premiere of Escape to Margaritaville, the new musical featuring the songs of iconic singer-songwriter-author Jimmy Buffett. As previously announced, the musical begins previews on Broadway on Friday, February 16, 2018, at the Marquis Theatre (210 West 46th Street), with an official opening night set for Thursday, March 15, 2018. Broadway tickets are now on sale via Ticketmaster.com or by calling 877-250-2929. (more...)

VIDEO: BACHELOR IN PARADISE Promo Shares First Look at Season Controversy
by TV News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

ABC has released a promo for the new season of BACHELOR IN PARADISE. The footage includes a first look at the season's controversial moments which shut down production temporarily. (more...)

WONDER WOMAN Ropes in $400 Million at Domestic Box Office Today
by Movies News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

WONDER WOMAN reigns supreme in theaters across North America, with today's tickets bringing the box office to a total of $400 million and counting—the most for any film in this year's highly competitive summer corridor (more...)

VIDEO: JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE Premieres 'Baby Bachelor in Paradise'
by TV News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Tonight is the finale of 'The Bachelorette' and it's the night on which JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE world premieres a new addition to the Bachelor family. In years past they've given you The Baby Bachelor and The Baby Bachelorette and starting Monday they take one more weird, adorable, and perfectly logical step... #BabyBachelorInParadise. (more...)

Eric Rubin Brings The Troubadour's Mustache to Redwood City in August
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Beginning in the summer of 2017 Dragon Theatre will be open late on select Friday nights to showcase some up and coming local talents and help make downtown Redwood City the peninsula's premiere destination for entertainment. (more...)

The Dominion Theatre, Home to AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Completes £6m Refurbishment
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

London's Dominion Theatre, home to Christopher Wheeldon's stunning reinvention of the Oscar winning Hollywood musical An American in Paris, has completed a £6 million restoration and unveils a brand new double-sided LED screen on Tottenham Court Road, the largest and highest resolution projecting screen on the exterior of a West End theatre.                                                (more...)

The Regrettes Confirm Tour With SWMRS and The Interrupters
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

LA-based punk act The Regrettes have announced a North American tour with SWMRS and The Interrupters. Kicking off on December 1 in Detroit, the newly announced dates will follow the band's upcoming performances at Riot Fest 2017 and The Growlers Present Festival 6, as well as a U.K. tour with SWMRS this fall.  A full list of dates is below, with tickets available for purchase on Friday, August 4 at 8:00 a.m. PST on TheRegrettes.com. (more...)

THE SIXTIES SHOW to Return to Bay Street This September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced the return of THE SIXTIES SHOW on Saturday, September 23 at 8 pm. (more...)

Gary Numan Releases New Song 'And It All Began With You;' Tour Dates Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

The iconic and highly influential Gary Numan today shared new song 'And It All Began With You' from his forthcoming 22nd album Savage (Songs From A Broken World). (more...)

Jeff Fahey, Jack Shepherd, and More Join Martin Shaw in THE BEST MAN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Neck and neck, the only thing that separates the candidates are the endorsements from a respected Ex-President (Jack Shepherd) and party big-wig (Gemma Jones). (more...)

Ron Pope's 'Work' Out Now on Brooklyn Basement Records
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Work follows last year's critically acclaimed Ron Pope & The Nighthawks, of which Entertainment Weekly raved, “Heavier, deeper, bigger, louder. The warm glow of the West, and a heavy meditation on classic sounds of the South seeps out.” (more...)

Scoop: HAWAII FIVE-O on CBS - Friday, September 8, 2017
by - Aug 18, 2017

Get all the scoop on HAWAII FIVE-O, airing on CBS on Friday, September 8, 2017! (more...)

Michelle Williams, Ariana DeBose, and More Join American Pops for RESPECT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Maestro LUKE FRAZIER and THE AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will honor the 75th birthday of one of the country's most treasured legends with Respect: The Music of Aretha Franklin to begin their star-studded third season. (more...)

Henry Naylor Presents the London Premiere of ANGELS at Arcola Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Following a total sell-out run at Edinburgh Fringe 2016, two-time Fringe First Award Winner, Henry Naylor is delighted to present the London premiere of his Multi-Award-winning global hit play, Angel, at London's Arcola Theatre for a month-long season this autumn. (more...)

4th Annual SOURCE360 Festival & Conference Reaches New Heights
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

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Anthony Logan Cole and More to Present Fully Immersive CURIOSITIES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Joining the explosion of fully immersive theater, Green Lite Productions presents CURIOSITIES, an intimate multi-sensory theatrical experience in which visitors traverse the tunnels of an illegal 1930s sideshow world full of bootleggers, deviants, performers, and misfits. (more...)

BWW Feature: 17TH ANNUAL VILLAGE ORIGINALS FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS at Village Theatre
by Jay Irwin - Aug 16, 2017

Well, Dear Readers, it's my favorite weekend of the year again. The weekend when Village Theatre gathers together all the best musical theater talent and presents readings of five up and coming new musicals. Yes, it's the 17th Annual Village Originals Festival of New Musicals or as I like to call it, Musical Theater Nerd Paradise. They presented us with some really outstanding works and while I can't review them, I can still tell you about the shows themselves. (more...)

Scoop: BACHELOR IN PARADISE on ABC - Tuesday, August 22, 2017
by - Aug 16, 2017

Get all the scoop on BACHELOR IN PARADISE , airing on ABC on Tuesday, August 22, 2017! (more...)

ABC Takes 2nd on Tuesday in Adults 18-49, With BACHELOR IN PARADISE
by TV News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Featuring “Bachelor in Paradise” and “Somewhere Between,” ABC ranked No. 2 on Tuesday night in Adults 18-49 (1.3/5) to an “America's Got Talent”-led NBC. (more...)

New Immersive 1930s Sideshow CURIOSITIES Coming to NYC This October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Joining the explosion of fully immersive theater, Green Lite Productions presents CURIOSITIES, an intimate multi-sensory theatrical experience in which visitors traverse the tunnels of an illegal 1930s sideshow world full of bootleggers, deviants, performers, and misfits. (more...)

The Fugard Theatre Brings Acclaimed Production of Iconic Musical KING KONG Home to Joburg
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Over half a century since the world premiere of the original production of KING KONG, Eric Abraham and the Fugard Theatre bring this legendary and iconic musical home to Johannesburg. The run will come hot off the Cape Town season, which is currently playing to rave reviews, rapturous responses and sold-out houses at the Fugard Theatre. (more...)

Science Channel Premieres MYSTERIES OF THE ABANDONED: CHERNOBYL'S DEADLY SECRETS, 8/21
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

This investigation is chronicled in a special episode of the Science Channel series, MYSTERIES OF THE ABANDONED: CHERNOBYL'S DEADLY SECRETS, premiering Thursday, August 31 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

ABC's BACHELOR IN PARADISE Wins Monday With Premiere High for Series
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

With winning performances from the season premiere of “Bachelor in Paradise” and a special airing of “The Gong Show,” ABC led Monday in Adults 18-49 (1.3/5), taking first place on the evening for the 5th consecutive week. (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...)

Death From Above Unveil New Album 'Outrage! Is Now'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Death From Above have announced that their third full-length album Outrage! Is Now will be released September 8, 2017 via Warner Bros. Records/Last Gang Records. The album is available to pre-order as of today (more...)

Scoop: ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING on THE CW - Saturday, August 26, 2017
by - Aug 14, 2017

Get all the scoop on ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING, airing on THE CW on Saturday, August 26, 2017! (more...)

BIGSOUND Festival Announces Program and Timetable
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

In case you weren't excited enough for your yearly live music pilgrimage to Brisbane's Fortitude Valley Live Music Precinct for a sensory overload of music, BIGSOUND Festival has shown all its cards, dropping all the tools you need today to choose your own sonic adventure.  (more...)

BWW Interviews: Peter Meinke and William Dawson Present Musical Poetry
by Trevor Durham - Aug 14, 2017

On Tuesday, Florida Poet Laureate and long-time author Peter Meinke will recite stories of his life and poems over original arrangements of prized composer William Dawson Jr. (more...)

Here We Go Again: Save 29% On Tickets For MAMMA MIA!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

West End hit Mamma Mia!, at London's Novello Theatre, is Judy Craymer's ingenious vision of staging the storytelling magic of ABBA's timeless songs with an enchanting tale of family and friendship unfolding on a Greek island paradise. Book tickets here from £32 (more...)

BWW Interview: Maria-Christina Oliveras Talks WE'RE GONNA DIE, Her Unlikely Career Path and the Subversiveness of Presence
by Matthew Blank - Aug 12, 2017

We catch up with the often-employed Maria-Christina Oliveras, who is taking on Young Jean Lee's solo piece WE'RE GONNA DIE at Ancram Opera House. (more...)

FOOTLOOSE Boogies Into Sheffield This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

The smash hit production, Footloose: The Musical comes to the Lyceum Theatre stage from Tuesday 29 August - Saturday 2 September. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief August 11th, 2017: JERSEY BOYS Announces Off-Broadway Return, Janet Metz Reprises Role in JOSEPH, and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Aug 11, 2017

Good morning and happy Friday, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: JERSEY BOYS announces Off-Broadway return, Janet Metz reprises Role in JOSEPH, and more! (more...)

VIDEO: Stars of Broadway-Bound ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE Are Ready to Chill on the Great White Way
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Raise a glass to the stars of the Broadway-bound Escape to Margaritaville in this behind-the-scenes look at how they're feeling about heading to the Great White Way! (more...)

THE TROUBADOR'S MUSTACHE Hits The Dragon Stage in One Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Cue the music. A pouty Spanish troubadour needs, no DEMANDS, all of your attention. What follows is a fusion of looped sounds, beatbox, hip hop/freestyle, storytelling, improv, metal guitar riffs and Eric's awkward bird-like dancing.  (more...)

The Lynn Arriale Trio, Tim Berne's Snakeoil and More Set for The Nash This September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

The Nash announces its calendar of shows for September including The Lynn Arriale Trio with Lewis Nash, performing on Sept. 14th. Other highlights include Tim Berne's Snakeoil on Sept. 22, with 'jazz matinees' on Sept. 10th with Francine Reed and Dr. Jesse McGuire on Sept. 17. (more...)

CRADLE TWO GRAVE, About Twin Sisters Grappling with Mental Illness, to Close Corkscrew Theater Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Corkscrew Theater Festival presents the world premiere of Cradle Two Grave, written and directed by Morgaine Gooding-Silverwood. (more...)

BWW Interview: Candy Buckley in KILL LOCAL at La Jolla PLayhouse
by E.H. Reiter - Aug 10, 2017

Candy Buckley talks about her killer character and cast, in the La Jolla Playhouse's world premiere KILL LOCAL playing through August 27th. (more...)

SWMRS Share New Music Video for 'Lose It'; Announce N.A. Co-Headline Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Bay Area quartet SWMRS today released a new music video for 'Lose It', off their critically acclaimed debut album Drive North. Shot in the band's hometown of Oakland, CA, the clip was directed by singer/guitarist Cole Becker. (more...)

Sam Shepard's SIMPATICO, Starring Michael Shannon, Finds Full Cast at McCarter
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Buried secrets, blackmail, and false identities race onto the stage in this hard-driving tragicomedy about the slippery netherworld of thoroughbred racing from Pulitzer Prize-winning dramatist Sam Shepard. (more...)

Cristin Milioti, William Jackson Harper to Lead Zoe Kazan's AFTER THE BLAST for LCT3
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Eboni Booth, Will Connolly, William Jackson Harper, Ben Horner, Cristin Milioti, David Pegram, and Teresa Yenque will comprise the cast of the LCT3/Lincoln Center Theater production of AFTER THE BLAST, a new play by Zoe Kazan, to be directed by Lila Neugebauer.  (more...)

Scoop: HAWAII FIVE- 0 on CBS - Saturday, September 2, 2017
by TV Scoop - Aug 10, 2017

Get all the scoop on HAWAII FIVE- 0, airing on CBS on Saturday, September 2, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: HAWAII FIVE- 0 on CBS - Friday, September 1, 2017
by TV Scoop - Aug 10, 2017

Get all the scoop on HAWAII FIVE- 0, airing on CBS on Friday, September 1, 2017! (more...)

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