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Rusty Schwimmer to Star in Return of HELLCAB at The Agency Theater Collective
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

The Agency Theater Collective announces the Chicago holiday classic Hellcab, starring Rusty Schwimmer, written by Will Kern and directed by The Agency's Managing Director Sommer Austin playing at the Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., November 11 December 17. (more...)

Omar Phoenix in Concert Kicks Off Fall at The City Theatre, 9/29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Kicking off the 2017 fall entertainment events, The City Theatre is excited to bring back celebrated violinist Omar Phoenix for three September shows, (more...)

Park Theatre Presents the World Premiere of THE SECONDARY VICTIM
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Written by former psychotherapist, Matthew Campling, the world premiere production of The Secondary Victim explores the growing world of blame culture within psychotherapy in private practice. Inspired by real life experiences and with insider insights into an increasing problem for the profession, this new production directed by Matthew Gould explores the vulnerability of counsellors in the age of accusation. (more...)

REV. 23 by Julian Wachner & Cerise Jacobs Premieres 9/29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Creator and librettist Cerise Jacobs whose Ouroboros Trilogy, produced last September, was the most ambitious opera undertaking Boston has ever seen (Berkshire Fine Arts) premieres her new opera REV. 23, composed by Julian Wachner, on September 29 at Boston's John Hancock Theater, as the centerpiece of the first Boston New Music Festival, hosted by Juventas New Music. REV. 23 is Wachner's second full-length opera; the first, the colorful and assured (Boston Globe) Evangeline Revisited, was showcased at New York City Opera's VOX Festival in 2010. Directed by West Edge Opera General Director Mark Streshinsky and conducted by Lidiya Yankovskaya, recently named as the new Music Director of Chicago Opera Theater, REV. 23 marks a first outing for the newly reconfigured production company White Snake Projects, headed by Boston producer Georgia Lyman with Jacobs as Executive Producer. (more...)

Spinning Tree Theatre produces Kansas City Premiere of Harvey Fierstein's CASA VALENTINA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Spinning Tree Theatre proudly produces the Kansas City premiere of Harvey Fierstein's CASA VALENTINA October 27 November 12. Four-time Tony Award winner Fierstein (Kinky Boots, Newsies, La Cage aux Folles, Torch Song Trilogy) based his 2014 play on actual events. (more...)

All-Female Creative Team Behind Everyday Inferno's NY Premiere of GLASSHEART
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Everyday Inferno Theatre Company, in association with Access Theater, has announced the all-female creative team assembled for the New York premiere of Glassheart, which will play a limited run at The Access Theater this October. (more...)

Lucky Chops Release 8-Bit 'Temple of Boom' Video to Celebrate Joining Facebook Million Club
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Joining the Facebook 'Million' club as an independent artist is no easy feat... Being a brass/woodwind/drums band joining that same club? The stakes get even higher. (more...)

Paradise Reveal Ibiza Closing Party Line-Up with Masters At Work
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Paradise, Ibiza's ultimate hedonistic experience curated by Jamie Jones, has just unveiled the complete all-star lineup for the closing party at Paradise's cherished home of DC-10. Jamie and the Paradise team have handpicked some of the finest international talent to play the Wednesday party, which will take place on 27th September. (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for 9/21/17
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 21, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

North Coast Rep to Revive American Classic OF MICE AND MEN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

For its second play of Season 36, North Coast Rep is reviving John Steinbeck's classic drama novella-turned play, OF MICE AND MEN. (more...)

Atlantic Theater Slates 2017-18 Amplified Reading Series, Launch Writers & Tow Resident
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company has announced its 2017-2018 Amplified Reading Series selections, presenting six bold new plays throughout Atlantic's season with an expanded rehearsal process for more meaningful engagement with the material and the playwright. (more...)

John Kelly and Joseph Keckler Perform for Love Among the Ruins Closing
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Some Serious Business and Howl! Happening are pleased to celebrate Love Among the Ruins with a culminating performance by two masterful performers: John Kelly and Joseph Keckler. Kelly performs excerpts from Time No Line, a solo performance work presented as a live memoir. Keckler will perform three of his original arias and songs, invoking themes of place, loss, self, and lineage. (more...)

Bruce Katz Band Tour Kicks off Headlining Big Buggs Island Blues Bash
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Bruce Katz, legendary Hammond B-3 organist/keyboardist and four-time Blues Music Award nominee, and his Bruce Katz Band, hit the road for a Fall East Coast Tour, with their first date headlining the 3rd Annual Big Buggs Island Blues Bash. (more...)

HGTV 'FLIP OR FLOP' Franchise to Add 'FLIP OR FLOP PARADISE'
by TV News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

HGTV has greenlighted production of Flip or Flop Paradise, the newest installment for its booming Flip or Flop franchise (more...)

Rodgers and Hammerstein's SOUTH PACIFIC Next Onstage at Larry Keeton Theatre October 12-28
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 19, 2017

Rodgers and Hammerstein's iconic 1949 musical about life, romance and hardships during World War II, which broached serious and controversial social issues still being dealt with in the 21st century South Pacific debuts at The Larry Keeton Theatre in Donelson for an October 12-28 run. (more...)

Judah & the Lion to Debut 'Suit and Jacket' on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!, 9/20
by TV News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Judah & the Lion is stoked to debut their new single Suit and Jacket live on National TV this Wednesday, September 20th on Jimmy Kimmel Live! (11:35/10:35c on ABC)! (more...)

Tori Keenan-Zelt's New Play SEPH Coming to American Theatre of Actors
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Do you want to grow things or kill things? As a teenage goddess, Seph lives in her family's in-between. With her mom, she makes grass grow and flowers bloom. (more...)

Styx & Don Felder: Renegades In The Fast Lane Heads to Las Vegas Strip
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

STYX and DON FELDER will be burnin' up the Las Vegas Strip with their Styx & Don Felder: Renegades In The Fast Lane show presented by SiriusXM with another unforgettable five-night limited engagement at The Venetian Theatre (more...)

Review Roundup: AIN'T TOO PROUD - The Temptations Musical - at Berkeley Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

A new musical, AIN'T TOO PROUD-THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS chronicles the journey of five young men on the streets of Detroit who became music legends. The show runs through October 22 at Berkeley Rep Theatre, and the critics are weighing in! (more...)

New York Neo-Futurists to Stage NY Premiere of HAPPY TO SEE YOU
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

The award-winning New York Neo-Futurists have announced the New York premiere of Happy To See You, created and directed by Cara Francis. It will run at The Collapsable Hole in October. (more...)

Allison Walsh, Matthew Scott, and More Join AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Tour; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

The producers of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, winner of four Tony Awards, are pleased to announce the cast for the second year of the North American tour, beginning with the Albuquerque, NM engagement on October 17. (more...)

Virginia Grise's YOUR HEALING IS KILLING ME Set for JACK
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

JACK presents 'Your Healing is Killing Me: A Performance Manifesto' by Virginia Grise, running October 5 - 7, 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: BLANCHE AND BUTCH, Tron Theatre, Glasgow
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Sep 16, 2017

It was the best idea they'd ever had three disabled drag queens called 'Heelz n Wheelz' it was sensational! But when the sparkles fade and tensions rise, a new way forward is needed. Join our stars backstage as they now tour the first 'Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?' to star an 'actually disabled' Blanche. It's seen better days and so have they. What can possibly go wrong as they pull back the curtain on their lives, loves and losses? (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 16, 2017
by - Sep 16, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 16 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Gary Numan Releases Politically Charged Album 'Savage'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

The iconic and highly influential Gary Numan today released his 22nd studio album Savage (Songs From A Broken World) via BMG. Coming almost four years after his album Splinter (Songs From A Broken Mind) earned the best reviews of his career and his highest chart-placing in 20 years, Savage (Songs From A Broken World) is available now physically and digitally (more...)

The White Buffalo Premieres New Song 'Robbery' With Guitar World; New Album Out 10/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

The White Buffalo has shared a new track, 'Robbery', a gritty outlaw tale delivered via songwriter Jake Smith's rugged, resounding vocals and punctuated by the bluesy swagger of his guitar. (more...)

QTY Announce Self-Titled Debut Album Out 11/3 + New Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

New York duo QTY today announce their self-titled debut album, released November 3rd through Dirty Hit, alongside new single 'Michael.' Produced by Suede guitarist Bernard Butler, QTY is available to pre-order now with 'Michael' and previous singles 'Rodeo' and 'Dress/Undress' available instantly. (more...)

SWMRS Share New Music Video for 'Drive North'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Bay Area rock band SWMRS has released a new music video for track 'Drive North' off their their critically acclaimed debut album Drive North. (more...)

The Old Vic Presents VOICES OFF with Dr. Jane Goodall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

The Old Vic is set to present Voices Off with Dr. Jane Goodall as part of the Voices Off series of talks, conversations and debates on Sunday 29 October at 5.15pm. (more...)

BWW Review: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS is Lighter Than Air at the Orpheum Theatre
by Robert Sokol - Sep 14, 2017

Delicious dancing, gorgeous design, and great Gershwin songs are a joy but can't mask the musical theatre shortcomings of another film-to-stage transfer in AN AMERICAN IN PARIS. (more...)

New Season of DOC MARTIN RETURNS Makes U.S. Premiere on Acorn TV, 9/21
by TV News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

In partnership with DRG, Acorn TV, North America's most popular streaming service focused on British and international television, is thrilled to announce the return of one of the most popular series in Britain and Acorn's best-selling series with Doc Martin, Series 8 beginning its Exclusive U.S. Premiere on Thursday, September 21, 2017 (more...)

Matisyahu and Common Kings Announce Coast-to-Coast 'Broken Crowns Tour'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Few artists have left a lasting impression on live audiences like GRAMMY-nominated superstar Matisyahu and Common Kings. (more...)

Scoop: HAWAII FIVE-0 on CBS - Friday, October 6, 2017
by TV Scoop - Sep 14, 2017

Get all the scoop on HAWAII FIVE-0, airing on CBS on Friday, October 6, 2017! (more...)

Wilton's Music Hall Presents FORM Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

We have all been bored, trapped in monotony. We have all dreamt of escape. In an office of routine and perpetual sameness, Form follows one worker on a journey to temporarily escape from his oppressed life. (more...)

TALES OF BIRBAL to Tour the UK this Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

As India celebrates 70 years of independence, Mashi theatre look further back in history, a time of magic, mysticism and storytelling. Tales of Birbal brings fables handed down generation to generation across the Indian sub-continent to stages across the UK for families of all backgrounds. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Immersive Show CURIOSITIES in Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 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. Grab a first look at the shadowy great depression era jazz club of CURIOSITIES below! (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for September 13, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 13, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

AZ Opera's RIDERS OF THE PURPLE SAGE Set for Nationwide Broadcast This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Arizona Opera's electrifying premiere of the new American opera Riders of the Purple Sage will be released for broadcast nationally on November 25, 2017. (more...)

noaccordion Turns South Indian Chant into Blissed-Out, Minimal Trap on Gurukula
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

It took years for noaccordion's Onah Indigo to realize that the crickets chirped at just the right BPM for a great trap track. (more...)

Travel Channel Presents Extreme Screams and Spooky Adventures This October
by TV News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

A quest to highlight out-of-this-world expeditions, heart-pounding adventures, scary, tasty treats and ghost stories from fascinating places has Travel Channel stars crisscrossing the globe in October. (more...)

Cold Specks Shares New Track 'Void' w. Consequence of Sound Feature
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Ladan Hussein, known on stage as Cold Specks, will release her highly anticipated new album Fool's Paradise, September 22 via Arts & Crafts. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for Brand New Arena Spectacular HEAVEN ON EARTH UK Arena Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Full casting has been announced for the brand-new arena spectacular Heaven on Earth which will be touring arenas across the UK from December 2017 to May 2018. (more...)

China Plate Announces Return of its Producer Training Programme THE OPTIMISTS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Independent producing studio China Plate is seeking candidates to apply for its producer training programme the Optimists, which returns this Autumn and again next Spring. (more...)

BWW Feature: THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE at Overture Center
by Angie Stanton - Sep 12, 2017

There's nothing better than a zany, laugh-out-loud theatre experience like THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE. Thanks to Capital City Theatre (CCT), now in their third season, the show will be playing at the Overture Center the last two weekends of September. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Randy Redd Record 'Some Kind of Paradise' for THE VIEW UPSTAIRS Cast Album!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 11, 2017

The View UpStairs - the provocative new musical written by Max Vernon, directed by Scott Ebersold and choreographed by Al Blackstone - just released its Original Cast Album, now available to purchase. (more...)

VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes with New Jimmy Buffett Musical ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE, the new musical featuring the songs of iconic singer-songwriter-author Jimmy Buffett, will play Broadway In Chicago's Oriental Theatre for a limited three-week engagement November 9 through December 2, 2017. Go behind the scenes with the creative team in the interview below! (more...)

'Women!' - The TV Show Hits the Airwaves: New Program Profiles Inspirational Women
by David Green - Sep 11, 2017

GMG Productions is proud to announce the debut of 'Women!' - a weekly, half hour television show on KPSE-TV, Palm Springs, which introduces audiences to amazing, inspirational women who are making a difference with their lives. Host Bonnie Gilgallon is a broadcast veteran who spent 13 years as a news anchor/reporter on KNWZ Radio. She also created and hosted 'The Desert Scene,' an entertainment program featuring interviews with local performers and visiting celebrities.   (more...)

Shockra - Return of the Underground People Coming to the Fox This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Shockra - Return of the Underground People, featuring Dave Watts, Edwin Hurwitz, Felix Rentschler, Dan Coutu and Jeff Grove, will perform a Fox 25th Anniversary Show on Saturday, December 9, 2017. (more...)

BAT OUT OF HELL Extends North American Premiere Three Weeks
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Due to popular demand, producers David Sonenberg, Michael Cohl, Randy Lennox and Tony Smith are excited to announce a three week extension for the North American Premiere of Jim Steinman's BAT OUT OF HELL THE MUSICAL. The new block of tickets, December 5 - 24, 2017 will go on sale Saturday September 16. (more...)

Cornerstone Theater Company to Present MAGIC FRUIT This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Cornerstone Theater Company will present Magic Fruit, the culminating Bridge Show of the Hunger Cycle at The Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles on select dates November 18 - December 10, 2017. Magic Fruit will unite the previous eight communities of this Cycle of plays for a ninth and final production. (more...)

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