Fads come and go, and aesthetic poetry is all the rage in town these days, especially among the maidens who have all become groupies of the self-styled poet Reginald Bunthorne - to the dismay of their macho military boyfriends. All but Patience, the virtuous village milkmaid who claims to have never loved anyone. She doesn't care for poetry much either, and, as it turns out, neither does Bunthorne! And while Bunthorne is infatuated with Patience, she falls for her childhood crush Archibald Grosvenor, another famous aesthete who attracts women even faster than Bunthorne. The rigid military men attempt to win back their ladies by comically attempting to be willowy poets, but, when exasperated Bunthorne challenges Grosvenor to give up the current aesthetic craze, he does so willingly - and everything backfires. Being common becomes the new celebrity, and all the ladies choose their old sweethearts, including Patience - proving after all, that every generation has its own temporary insanity!
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by TV News Desk - Sep 9, 2019
Rolling Stone Country just debuted Dori Freeman's new video for the song 'All I Ever Wanted.' It's off her new album coming September 27 on Blue Hens Music. Writer Stephen L. Betts says: 'Dori Freeman blends the plaintive simplicity of her deep Appalachian roots with the bright, bubbly strains of Sixties pop throughout Every Single Star...'
by Charlie Wilks - Sep 27, 2019
There was so much love at the Kiln Theatre last night. People from Brent and beyond came to celebrate the community production about an area consisting of 149 different languages. Residents from all walks of life graced the stage to demonstrate how beautiful the call for kindness can be.
by Review Roundups - Sep 26, 2019
Zoë Wanamaker and Zrinka Cvitesic lead the cast of Two Ladies, a new play by Nancy Harris directed by Nicholas Hytner at the Bridge Theatre. Let's see what the critics had to say.
by Barnett Serchuk - Sep 25, 2019
I think I've seen Jewels at least 200 times in my life. Notwithstanding all the performances-excellent, good, mediocre, or just beyond mention, the ballet always yields rewards in its seemingly abundant outpouring of music and dance. We all know Stravinsky and Tchaikovsky from so many Balanchine ballets. Who would have thought of Gabriel Fauré?
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019
The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre is proud to present, Wait Until Dark, October 10 through October 27, with previews October 8 and 9. A suspenseful Halloween treat for every thrill seeker!
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 24, 2019
'Matilda The Musical' will open the 2019/2020 Season at The Growing Stage (TGS), The Children's Theatre of New Jersey. Broadwayworld.com had the pleasure of interviewing Sean Quigley who plays Miss Trunchbull in the show.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2019
Kiln Theatre throw open their doors to the local community for a day of free special events on 28 September.
by Brady Schwind - Sep 23, 2019
Reeve Carney's artist in residency reveals a singular talent in full creative prowess.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2019
Irish future-soul five-piece Shookrah have shared their new single 'Notions' on 20 September via Broken Records, which has premiered on Variance Magazine. Premiered by RTE 2FM's Peter Curtin and Dan Hegarty, the track is a precursor to their upcoming self-titled album Shookrah, set to drop on 25 October. Shookrah were named Best Act of 2017 and 50 People to Watch in 2018 by The Irish Times. They have seen substantial press support from the likes of The Irish Examiner, AFROPUNK, Wonderland Magazine, Clash Magazine, Music Week, District Magazine, Nialler9 and Made in Shoreditch Magazine. Shookrah have received airplay from BBC's Radio Ulster, and their track 'Gerascophobia' was named BBC Ulster's Across The Line track of the day. Racking up nearly 300K streams on digital platforms they shared the stage with Billy Ocean on his Irish tour and have played Body & Soul Festival, Electric Picnic, Wigwam, Quarter Block Party, Other Voices Music Trail, and Knockanstockan Festival.
by Jo Fisher - Sep 19, 2019
It's Pittsburg, 1969, and the city's Hill District is far from the vibrant, bustling, jazz-soaked African-American neighbourhood it was in its prime. August Wilson's Two Trains Running brings a shabby diner in this threatened community to life, offering a window onto the lives of seven irregular regular customers and, ultimately, the state of America in the sixties.
by Gary Naylor - Sep 18, 2019
Faith, Hope and Charity is a 21st century Boys from the Blackstuff, a searing indictment of austerity as seen through the eyes of decent people who want to be kind and need to be loved.
Vermont's JAG Productions Partners With Cherry Lane Theatre To Present The World Premiere Of ESAI'S TABLE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
Vermont's JAG Productions has partnered with New York's Cherry Lane Theatre to present the World Premiere of Nathan Yungerberg's Esai's Table, directed by Obie Award Winner Stevie Walker-Webb (Jordan Cooper's Ain't No Mo' at the Public).
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019
Today, Sing It Again Records announced that the Original Broadway Cast Recording of Hadestown, winner of eight Tony Awards including Best Musical, will be available on CD starting Friday, November 1 and vinyl Black Friday, November 29.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2019
I never thought that one of the highlights of my career would be writing a community play. The word 'community', like many others in modern usage, has become so over-used, mis-used and co-opted by the lazy (politicians) to lump people together in a way that neither honours their experience, nor recognises their individual brilliance. It has almost become a dirty word.
by Josh Lamon - Sep 12, 2019
You are an aspiring actor in NYC pounding the pavement, getting up at the crack of dawn and waiting in line to hopefully get seen. Congratulations! You are doing everything right! But what else can you do to book the gig? Take as many classes (acting lessons/acting techniques/audition prep) as you can. I mean that.
by TV News Desk - Sep 12, 2019
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, proud to be returning to San Francisco's Golden Gate Park on October 4-6 for its 19th year, has just released its much anticipated daily lineup. Plan your schedule now via the HSB app.
by TV News Desk - Oct 8, 2019
Marvel Television and HULU have announced casting for MARVEL'S HELSTROM - the live-action series based on the popular Marvel comic book. The series will mark Marvel's first foray into terror and is slated for debut in 2020.
by TV Scoop - Oct 8, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of CHICAGO FIRE, airing on NBC on today, October 9, 2019!
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Oct 4, 2019
Latte Da's CHICAGO spotlights two leading ladies battling for the ultimate in fame, so what's more appropriate than giving a double-dose of 6 Questions & a Plug? Buckle up and follow along as these two actors share the spotlight.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2019
Halloween has arrived! On this spookiest of days, we are shining a spotlight on some of the creepiest characters of musical theatre past. From chilling to thrilling, outright maniacal to downright diabolical, check out who made out list below!
by James Ayles - Oct 31, 2019
Adapted from the 2010 book written by celebrated author, actor, presenter and talent show judge David Walliams, Billionaire Boy brings to life familiar morality tales for a young audience.
by TV News Desk - Oct 30, 2019
Pinegrove have revealed plans for their new album, Marigold, to be released on Rough Trade Records on January 17th, 2020. The announcement comes with a video for the second track to be released from the album, “Phase”, directed by Colin Read. The band quietly released the album's first single, “Moment”, in August and Marigold has been eagerly awaited by the band's dedicated and rapidly expanding fanbase for months. Details of its release come just days after Pinegrove wrapped a coast-to-coast tour of North America - performing to sold out theaters in front of their largest audiences to date. Today's announcement includes details of an extensive US and European tour for early 2020 (All dates below). Initial pre-orders of Marigold will come with a presale code for the 2020 dates.
by TV News Desk - Oct 3, 2019
Ahead of Mr. Robot's fourth season premiere, Golden Globe winner Christian Slater joined SNL legend Kevin Nealon for an episode of hit digital series 'Hiking with Kevin.” On the hike, Christian recounts the time he turned down Francis Ford Coppola's offer for a role in “Bram Stoker's Dracula” because it wasn't the titular character.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2019
This spring, Out of Joint joins forces with Cast, Doncaster and Kiln Theatre, London to present a major tour, followed by a London run of Richard Cameron's much-celebrated play The Glee Club.
BWW Review: New York ghosts consider the meaning of life and art in the jazz-fueled (A)LOFT MODULATION at A.R.T./NY Theatres
by Joe Lombardi - Oct 3, 2019
'If you want to know what's wrong with this country, go ask a jazz musician.' Jaymes Jorsling's new play (A)loft Modulation is a lot like jazz. Some sections are scintillating, magical and transporting while others are elongated and incongruous. Patience, however, will reward those who travel this path. A fascinating time capsule view into a vivid and complicated world of artists, dreams, demons and drugs awaits.
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Oct 3, 2019
Wow! When two brothers from East Africa dream their childhood dreams they imagine an Abyssinian circus. The Tesfamarian brothers, Bichu and Bibi, magical, marvelous circus arrives at the Minneapolis Children's Theatre Company (CTC) by way of Ethiopian culture, a country previously titled Abyssinia. In a traveling production performed worldwide, CTC Artistic Director Peter C. Ambrosius arranged for Circus Abyssinia: Ethopian Dreams to dazzle the Twin Cities. Created and produced by the two Tesamarian brothers, the circus also collaborates with Writer Cal MC Crystal and Choreographer Kate Smith to transfix the audience on the amazing 19 member cast.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2019
Spend a pitch black night meditating on death in a cemetery? You have to be kidding!
by Nancy Grossman - Oct 29, 2019
Get in the mood for the rapidly approaching holiday season by going to the Lyric Stage Company of Boston's production of THE THANKSGIVING PLAY, a sharp and funny satire by Native American playwright Larissa FastHorse that holds a mirror up to reflect the craziness of political correctness on steroids. How does a quartet of white theater artists tell the Thanksgiving story and honor Native American Heritage Month in a 45-minute elementary school play without offending anyone while being historically accurate? Very carefully, and not without numerous false starts, each one more ridiculous than the last, until not to decide is to decide.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2019
Over the Rhine, the Cincinnati-based, husband-and-wife team of Karin Bergquist (vocals, acoustic guitar, tenor guitar) and Linford Detweiler (vocals, acoustic guitar, keyboards), has been a prolific, music-making, folk-pop duo for more than two decades. For their 2018 tour, they will perform as a trio, leaning into three-part harmonies and making an intimate and holy ruckus of Christmas music and tunes from their many records along the way.
by TV News Desk - Oct 28, 2019
Tame Impala (Kevin Parker) has officially announced his fourth studio album, The Slow Rush out February 14th on Interscope. Today, Parker also releases an additional album track, “It Might Be Time,” which follows the previously released album track, “Borderline.” Parker also released a single, “Patience,” earlier this year. The Slow Rush was recorded between Los Angeles and Parker's studio in his hometown of Fremantle, Australia. The twelve tracks were recorded, produced and mixed by Parker. Fans can pre-order The Slow Rush at tameimpala.com and all major retailers, or with a ticket purchase for soon to be announced North American tour dates. Sign up to the mailing list for touring news. Digital pre-orders will receive the two album tracks instantly. The Slow Rush will also be printed in 4 heavyweight double disc vinyl formats - standard black, forest green (Limited Edition - all retailers), red/blue (indie retail exclusive) and splatter (Tame Impala webstore exclusive).
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Oct 24, 2019
Alice Sebold made a literary splash with her heart-rending 2002 novel The Lovely Bones. The story follows 14 year-old Susie Salmon, raped and murdered, who now views earth from her vantage point in heaven. Here she witnesses how her family, friends and her killer cope with her death and try to live life without her. Directed by the talented Melly Still, a breathtaking stage adaptation is now on a national tour.
Cat Country 96 Jingle Jam Announces Lineup, Featuring Rodney Atkins, Filmore, Tenille Townes, & More!
by TV News Desk - Oct 21, 2019
Cat Country 96 presents the 2019 Jingle Jam at the historic State Theatre. It's an intimate evening of acoustic music with some of Nashville's hottest stars! The concert benefits the FREDDY© Awards program and takes place on Wednesday, November 20, 2019!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2019
Cincinnati Opera announces the casting of principal roles for composer Gregory Spears and librettist Tracy K. Smith's new opera Castor and Patience, which will have its world premiere in Cincinnati, July 16 - 26, 2020, highlighting the company's 100th anniversary season.
by Sophie Williams - Oct 2, 2019
Washington Stage Guild's production of Candida gave life to an extremely charming George Bernard Shaw comedic classic. Bernard Shaw's story follows a tangled romance between a preacher, Reverend Morell, his wife, Candida, and a young poet who wishes to win her heart, Eugene Marchbanks. Nathan Whitmer as Reverend Morell, presents a clergyman as a Christian Socialist dedicated to his work and intending to do right by everyone in his life. Whitmer's interpretation of the character is ruled by the balance between his patience and his passion. Whitmer as Morell also shows a touching fondness for his on and off stage wife, Emilie Faith Thompson as Candida, which added an especially sweet quality to the production. Thompson presents a preacher's wife, mother, and house-maker who navigates such with grace and charm. Thompson approaches the text with tact and careful consideration, successfully portraying the most sensible character in the show. Ben Ribler as Eugene Marchbanks, creates a very anxious, and occasionally manic young poet, drunk in love with the Reverend's wife. Much like his on-stage competitor, Ribler also builds this amazing juxtaposition between his passion and his sensibility, up until his passion overruns all logical thought and he descends into his overwhelming obsession for Candida. The cast is also joined by supporting characters, Ms. Prosperine Garnett, the Reverend's secretary, Reverend Lexy Mill, Morell's curate, and Candida's father, Mr. Burgess. Danielle Scott as Ms. Garnett created a classic busybody secretary, both disciplined and dedicated, and consistently amusing. Danny Beason as Reverend Lexy managed with the little stage time he had to make an impression as a lackadaisical yet dutiful curate to the Reverend Morell, further fortifying the respect people have for the Reverend. The cast is rounded out by seasoned David Bryan Jackson, who portrayed Candida's money-on-the-mind father, Mr. Burgess. Jackson had a particularly acute talent of delivering his performance with comedic ease. The direction of Lauren Ghiradelli, a company member of the Washington Stage Guild, has navigated a dexterous script, chock full of lyricism and the beautiful, clever language of Shaw. And in doing so, raised questions about marriage, the expectations placed on it, and the dynamic between husband and wife in the Victorian era. Overall, the production is lively, wildly amusing, and nothing less than charming.
by Kathleen Morgan - Oct 2, 2019
Dallas Theater Center has brought excellence itself to life in its production of Lin Manuel-Miranda's In the Heights.
by Lindsey Rusling - Oct 17, 2019
In the English lexicon, there are many uses for the word a?oecocka?? with a myriad of meanings and Mike Bartlett covers them all in his acclaimed 2009 script currently playing at Circa Theatre, Wellington.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2019
This November, Plethos Productions is producing the Broadway musical that won a Pulitzer Prize for drama, along with 3 Tony Awards a?" Next to Normal.
by TV News Desk - Oct 14, 2019
Nail art will never feel the same after you've met Lexi Martone! Lexi is a nail artist with a massive social media following and a knack for never-before-seen designs, and behind this great artist is a loud, loving Italian family.
by TV News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
HBO Max continues to expand its storehouse of exceptional content by ordering 8 episodes each of two unscripted kids competition series, Karma and Craftopia. Karma, an hour-long series, will be hosted by Michelle Khare, an extreme lifestyle enthusiast with almost 2 million followers on YouTube, and Craftopia, a half-hour series, will be hosted by Lauren Riihimaki, aka LaurDIY, one of YouTube's top creators with over 21 million followers across all her social platforms. Both social media gurus are known for inspiring their followers to think creatively and follow their dreams.
by Gil Kaan - Nov 9, 2019
Antaeus Theatre Company's stunning world premiere of Jennifer Maisel's EIGHT NIGHTS vividly details the life of Holocaust survivor Rebecca Blum from the day she arrives to New York City at age 19, through significant life milestones, to becoming a great-grandmother at age 86. And all this accomplished rather smoothly with increasing intensity and gravitas in less than two hours without an intermission! Developed in Antaeus Playwrights Lab, the play's title EIGHT NIGHTS, I believe, refers to the eight individual nights/scenes during Chanukah over a period of 67 years, spanning four generations. Or, more literally, the eight-day, Jewish wintertime festival of lights.
by TV Scoop - Nov 4, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of THE GOLDBERGS, airing on ABC on Wednesday, November 20, 2019!
by TV News Desk - Nov 4, 2019
ABC is the home for unforgettable holiday programming as the network celebrates the joy of the season. In November, the network serves up a bounty of Thanksgiving-themed episodes and the classic animated special “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving.” In December, ABC decks the halls with special Christmas and Hanukkah-themed episodes—the return of fan-favorite series “The Great Christmas Light Fight” and “The Great American Baking Show: Holiday Edition”; and an all-new holiday movie, “Same Time, Next Christmas,” starring Lea Michele. Timeless cartoons and beloved holiday films will also return. The fun continues after Christmas with New Year's-themed programming ringing in 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019
Sony Masterworks Broadway just announced the December 6 release of SUPERHERO (ORIGINAL CAST RECORDING) with music and lyrics by Pulitzer Prize, Tony and Emmy Award-winning composer Tom Kitt (Jagged Little Pill, Next to Normal, If/Then) and book by Tony and Golden Globe Award-winning writer John Logan (Moulin Rouge! The Musical, Red). Also making its debut alongside today's preorder is the album's lead offering a?oeIt's Not Like In The Movies,a?? performed by Tony and GRAMMY Award nominee Bryce Pinkham and Kyle McArthur a?" listen here.
by Blair Howell - Nov 15, 2019
Utah Repertory Theater Company's co-production of SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET was a startlingly beautiful production, and reviewers and audiences responded with enthusiasm.
by Vince Vicentuan - Nov 13, 2019
CATS is not your ordinary musical. In fact, it's a sung-through piece of dance theater, which was conceived for the West End stage at a time when Andrew Lloyd Webber had never yet had a huge hit, and the emerging art form was heavily identified with the American Theatre.
by TV Scoop - Nov 12, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of THE GOLDBERGS, airing on ABC on Thursday, November 28, 2019!
by TV News Desk - Nov 11, 2019
Hot off the recent release of his Statue of Limitations EP with Benny The Butcher, Smoke Dza isn't done with 2019 just yet. Today, the Harlem native announced that he's paired up with one of NOLA's finest, Curren$y, to release a new project titled Prestige WorldWide. The joint EP is out November 29th on Cinematic Music Group (Joey Bada$$, T-Pain, Cam'ron, Yungeen Ace, Luh Soldier, Luh Kel, Bblasian). They've also shared the first single, the MonstaBeatz produced '3 Minute Manual,” with a video shot in New Orleans and directed by Connecticut's Rook. In addition to MonstaBeatz, Girl Talk, 183rd, Buda Da Future and Grandz Muzik also have featured production on the EP. Pre-order Prestige Worldwide, including a chance to snag limited edition vinyl in either cerulean marble or black.
by Monica Moore - Nov 10, 2019
What a concept - who does not remember the naked ambition, the competition, the betrayal, bribery and jealously in the Primary School classroom to secure a plumb role in the annual Christmas Nativity play! We can instantly relate and regress several, if not many decades.As Playwright Tim Firth says, this life lesson, experienced by all, prepares us for one of the toughest issues we will ever have to face as adults: 'The part you end up with in life may not be the part you deserve.'
BWW Review: Creativity soars in the examination of toxic masculinity in the multimedia dance play BRANDOCAPOTE at The Tank
by Joe Lombardi - Nov 10, 2019
Truman Capote interviewed Marlon Brando in 1957. The legendary actor was in Japan filming Sayonara. Hilariously, we overhear one of the movie's sales pitches. They are using 'real Japanese actors.' This conversation is one level of the multi-media piece BrandoCapote. On the flip side, this dance play is a commentary on men and toxic masculinity.
by TV News Desk - Nov 1, 2019
Tame Impala (Kevin Parker) has announced his first set of tour dates for 2020. Tame Impala will play 3 select shows in California followed by a date in Mexico City: