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Scooter Brown Band Releases Debut Studio Album 'American Son',
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Scooter Brown Band releases their debut nationally distributed album today, American Son, including the title-track featuring Country Music Hall of Famer Charlie Daniels. The project, released by Red River / BFD / Sony Orchard can be found at listeners' digital retailer of choice (more...)

NEW AND NOTEWORTHY Restaurants this Season in NYC
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 7, 2017 Food and Wine regularly features the newest and trendiest restaurants appearing on the New York City food scene. Uptown, downtown and all around the town, discover the latest and greatest that the city has to offer in September. (more...)

AsianInNY to Host 2017 Fashion Show this Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

AsianInNY, New York's premier online destination for multicultural networking and entertainment, will host its 2017 fashion show and cocktail reception on Sep 23rd from 2:00-4:00pm at 100 Washington Street, Manhattan New York. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Ambition And Aspiration Collide With Desire And Devotion In The Powerfully Moving DIVING FOR PEARLS
by Jade Kops - Sep 17, 2017

Emotional, engaging and at times enraging as the audience empathises with the inhabitants of a community making way for progress, DIVING FOR Pearls is a wonderfully rendered work that considers compassion, conscience and conduct in the face of corporate and individual greed and determination. (more...)

FAFI D'ALOUR AND THE DELINQUENTS Continues SoHo Playhouse's Fringe Encore Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Darren Lee Cole, producing director of the not-for-profit, SoHo Playhouse recently announced the final round of selections for this year's Fringe Encore Series. This completes this year's selection of productions hailing from Adelaide, Brighton, Hollywood, Edinburgh and Winnipeg Fringe Festivals and takes place now through October 22, 2017. You are invited to escape into the wonderful world of Fafi D'Alour and The Delinquents, an evening of exquisite performance and sensual titillation. (more...)

SORROW AND PEARLS Come to Teatro Paraguas
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Teatro Paraguas and Red Mountain Press are proud to present Jeffery Bean and Marc Hudson reading from their book. Jeffery Bean will be reading from Woman Putting on Pearls and Marc Hudson will be reading from East of Sorrow. This reading is a continuation of our work with Red Mountain Press and the New Mexico literary community. (more...)

by Roger Catlin - May 8, 2017

Lisa Hodsoll emerges as fully First Lady in The Klunch world premiere 'Laura Bush Killed a Guy.' She's got that soft West Texas accent, the omnipresent smile as shiny as her Pearls, a cream colored ensemble, and poise to burn. (more...)

New Musical by Jeanine Tesori and David Lindsay-Abaire Tapped for Sundance Institute's 2017 Theatre Lab
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Sundance Institute today announced a characteristically diverse and eclectic slate of projects that will be developed at their Theatre Lab, July 14-30 at Sundance Resort in Utah. (more...)

Curtain Up: New Works for the Stage at Sundance Institute's 2017 Theatre Lab
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Sundance Institute today announced a characteristically diverse and eclectic slate of projects that will be developed at their Theatre Lab, July 14-30 at Sundance Resort in Utah. The Lab is the centerpiece of the Institute's year-round work with the theatre community, and for nearly four decades has creatively supported projects including Indecent, Appropriate, Fun Home and A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder. (more...)

BWW Review: Savor Skylight's Exceptional SWEENEY TODD
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - May 31, 2017

Stephen Sondheim's masterpiece Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street arrived at the Skylight Music Theatre last weekend to dazzle audiences with the American songwriter's brilliant, exquisite lyrics and melodies complimented by Hugh Wheeler's book.  A story resurrected from an old three penny publication titled 'String of Pearls' adapted from a 1976 Christopher Bond play retells dark, almost demonic yet ultimately redemptive tale revealing the horrors of revenge and the power of love through this award winning musical with songs such as "Johanna," "Pretty Women," and "By the Sea."  (more...)

Sadie's Pearls Celebrates Three Generations Of Family And The Wisdom Passed From Mother To Daughter
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017


BWW Review: SOUVENIR at Granite Theatre
by Barb Burke - May 27, 2017

It takes a true professional-both musical and comedic- to assault some of opera's most beloved arias and make it entertaining. In the Granite Theatre's production of Souvenir, the story of Florence Foster Jenkins, the joke never gets old. (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...)

WAM Theatre's Fresh Takes Reading Series to Continue with THE DROLL
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

The WAM Theatre 2017 Fresh Takes Play reading series continues with The Droll by Meg Miroshnik at 3:30 pm on Sunday, June 4 at No. Six Depot Roastery and Cafe in West Stockbridge. WAM Artistic Director Kristen van Ginhoven will direct, and acclaimed local professional actor and theatre educator Jennie M. Jadow is co-producing and will be reading one of the roles. (more...)

Nicki Minaj, Future and Ashley Graham Wore Custom H&M at The Met Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017


The Soap Factory and Mizna to Co-Present ALIEN TECHNOLOGY II
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

The all-night Twin Cities art festival Northern Spark returns once again with the theme of climate change, this year running all along the Green Line. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for GLORIA at Hampstead Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Hampstead Theatre presents the UK premiere of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' Gloria, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2016, directed by Michael Longhurst. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - May 13, 2017
by - May 13, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 13 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Williamstown Theatre Festival to Host WAM Theatre Fresh Takes Reading of SMART PEOPLE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

On Tuesday, August 1 at 5 pm, the Williamstown Theatre Festival will host a WAM Theatre Fresh Takes Play Reading of Smart People by Lydia R. Diamond at the Clark Art Institute.  The reading will be directed by WAM's Artistic Director, Kristen van Ginhoven. Tickets are free but reservations are recommended. (more...)

Hotsy Totsy Burlesque to Present HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSE PASTIE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

Harry Potter has been celebrating his birthday with the fine folks of Hotsy Totsy Burlesque for many years now... so why should this year be any different? Nothing ever goes wrong when Harry, Hermoine and the rest show up... (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 29, 2017
by - Jun 29, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 29 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW Review: MY COUSIN RACHEL at Palace Nova Eastend Cinemas
by Barry Lenny - Jun 20, 2017

My Cousin Rachel is a nice costume melodrama and will be enjoyed by many. (more...)

Backstage Romance, Political Intrigue and Fast-Paced Fun Hits North Coast Rep in AT THIS EVENING'S PERFORMANCE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

North Coast Repertory Theatre closes Season 35 with the San Diego premiere of AT THIS EVENING'S PERFORMANCE, an uproarious comedy about a bohemian theatre troupe appearing in an Eastern European police state. (more...)

SWEENEY TODD Opens 7/14 at Palm Beach Dramaworks
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

There's a new tonsorial parlor setting up shop at Palm Beach Dramaworks this summer, and the proprietor possesses skills that can best be described as cutthroat. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, the brilliant Tony Award-winning musical thriller by Stephen Sondheim (music and lyrics) and Hugh Wheeler (book), opens at the Don & Ann Brown Theatre on July 14, following a specially priced preview on July 13. This deliciously macabre and witty tale of a throat-slitting barber and his enterprising accomplice, Mrs. Lovett, who grinds his victims into meat pies, runs through August 6. Clive Cholerton directs and Emmanuel Schvartzman, making his PBD debut, is the musical director. (more...)

Chester Theatre Company presents I AND YOU
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Chester Theatre Company (CTC) is proud to present Lauren Gunderson's I and You in the historic Chester Town Hall, 15 Middlefield Road in Chester, MA, from June 28 through July 9, 2017. The production is directed by WAM Theatre Artistic Director Kristen van Ginhoven. (more...)

by Michael Rabice - Jun 12, 2017

Broadway Trio Joins BPO for a COMEDY TONIGHT! The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra's Pop Series concluded with a robust program entitled BROADWAY COMEDY TONIGHT! Packed with gems from Broadway's hey day to present day blockbusters, the varied program allowed it three soloists to shine. (more...)

Gordon Ramsay Steak at Paris Las Vegas Celebrates Five Successful Years
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Celebrated chef Gordon Ramsay's Las Vegas empire began five years ago with Gordon Ramsay Steak at Paris Las Vegas, and to celebrate the award-winning restaurant's momentous anniversary, a special five-course anniversary menu will be available from today, Thursday, June 1 to Friday, June 30. (more...)

Alternative Music Festival to Take Place in One of the Oldest Forests in Europe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

You might have never heard of Anyksciai - but if you are ever thinking of visiting Lithuania - it is a must-visit destination for those seeking unique travel adventures or looking to discover creative and compelling alternative music. (more...)

Sherie Rene Scott, Mary Testa Join Jason Alexander in John Patrick Shanley's THE PORTUGUESE KID at MTC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) are pleased to announce additional casting for Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of The Portuguese Kid, a new play written and directed by Tony, Pulitzer Prize, and Academy Award winner John Patrick Shanley, appearing as part of MTC's upcoming 2017-2018 season. (more...)

WAM Theatre Announces Casting for SMART PEOPLE Reading Hosted by Williamstown Theatre Festival, 8/1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

WAM Theatre Artistic Director Kristen van Ginhoven has announced casting for the Fresh Takes Play Reading of Smart People by Lydia R. Diamond, hosted by the Williamstown Theatre Festival on Tuesday, August 1 at 5 pm. Van Ginhoven will direct this reading. Tickets are free but reservations are recommended. The reading will take place at the Clark Art Institute. (more...)

Lynn University Announces 2017–18 Libby Dodson's 'Live at Lynn Theatre' Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Lynn University and Producer Jan McArt, director of theatre arts program development, today announced that both season subscriptions and individual show tickets are available for the popular Libby Dodson's Live at Lynn Theatre Series. (more...)

THE CHAMPAGNE RIOT Returns to Guadalupe Inn August 18th
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2017

The Champagne Riot, NYC's favorite vintage fantasy party, is returning to intimate Brooklyn venue Guadalupe Inn on Friday, August 18th with our patented fizzy-buzzy celebration of jazz, burlesque and vaudeville! We'll be popping our cork with TWO shows, with each show featuring different acts from our star-studded cast. (more...)

Royal Griffin Publishing Releases Book; Better to Best: Novel Ideas to Improve Government, Economies, and Societies
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017


Acting Company and Creative Advisors Join Sundance Institute's 2017 Theatre Lab at Sundance Resort
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Sundance Institute's Theatre Lab kicks off today with the announcement of this year's participating acting company and creative advisors. The Lab, which runs through July 30 at the Sundance Resort in Utah, is supervised by Artistic Director Philip Himberg and Producing Director Christopher Hibma, and is the centerpiece of the Institute's year-round work with the theatre community. It's one of 24 residency Labs the Institute hosts each year for independent artists in theatre, film, new media and episodic content. (more...)

Alex Brightman, Annie Golden, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Kate Wetherhead Among Acting Company, Advisors for Sundance Institute's 2017 Theatre Lab
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Sundance Institute's Theatre Lab kicks off today with the announcement of this year's participating acting company and creative advisors. (more...)

Summer Variety Show TOMFOOLERY to Hit North Coast Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

North Coast Repertory Theatre is proud to announce a revue featuring four actors, a piano and 28 of Lehrer's satirical songs, written in the 1950s and 1960s and known for their 'witty naughtiness'. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Sandra Hale
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 13, 2017

BWW speaks to Sandra Hale about her 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show Self Helpless. (more...)

Motown, Comedy, Magic and More Coming Up at Westchester Broadway Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Westchester Broadway Theatre has announced its upcoming special shows. Scroll down for details! (more...)

BWW Review: Douglas Carter Beane's New Musical HOOD at Dallas Theater Center
by Kyle Christopher West - Jul 10, 2017

Not every new musical can be a HAMILTON, but that's exactly what makes the eclectic genre of American musical theatre thrive and bloom. However, there are a few necessary, key ingredients in creating musical theatre magic, including relatable principal characters and some heartfelt showtunes. And, although Dallas Theater Center's efforts to produce an edgy new musical based on the Robin Hood folklore don't ever get past the surface of the legendary story, there's still something irresistible about being in the room where a new work is being created. (more...)

Negro Ensemble to Revive A SOLDIER'S PLAY as Part of 50th Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

For its 50th season, The Negro Ensemble Company, Inc. (NEC) has been presenting a retrospective of some of the troupe's signature works. The culminating event of this landmark season will be NEC's most famous and successful production, 'A Soldier's Play' by Charles Fuller, which NEC first presented in 1981 at Theatre Four. (more...)

'50 Cent', Wanda Sykes & More Set for BET Networks New Fall Comedy Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Get ready to clutch your Pearls and laugh 'til it hurts as BET Networks unveils its new Fall 2017 lineup! BET is pushing the comedy limits as it debuts series from some of the biggest names in the game (more...)

G5 Entertainment Announced the Release of Pirates & Pearls on iOS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017


BWW Preview: 22nd EPCOT INTERNATIONAL FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL from 8/31 to 11/13
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

A record number of global food and wine marketplaces - 35 in all -will sizzle with new edible delights to celebrate 35 years of Epcot during the 22nd Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Aug. 31-Nov. 13, 2017. The annual Walt Disney World Resort culinary tour of flavors will expand in 2017 for a longer-than-ever 75-day run. (more...)

MargOH! Channing Returns to Pangea in September with MargOH!'s Favorite Nips
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Two time MAC Award Nominee MargOH! Channing is returning to Pangea with her all new show MargOH!'s Favorite Nips September 22 and 30 at 7:30PM. (more...)

The Philly POPS Ball Returns to the Bellevue Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

The Philly POPS will hold its fifth annual POPS Ball on September 14 at the Hyatt at the Bellevue. (more...)

Australian Musical MIRACLE CITY to Open at Sydney Opera House This October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2017

A brand new production of Nick Enright and Max Lambert's celebrated Australian musical Miracle City takes over the Sydney Opera House Studio from 12 - 29 October with an outstanding cast of new stars and musical-theatre veterans.   (more...)

BWW REVIEW: New Australian Musical Showcases Australian Talent With An Account Of The Incredible Life of Dame Nellie MELBA
by Jade Kops - Aug 17, 2017

Nicholas Christo and Johannes Luebbers intriguing new musical MELBA sees opera and musical theatre come together to celebrate the legendary Dame Nellie Melba. (more...)

BWW Review: Sound Theatre Company's GOBLIN MARKET a Feast for the Eyes and Ears
by Amelia Reynolds - Aug 16, 2017

'Goblin Market' is a macabre fairytale about two women struggling to fight against temptation. Based on the narrative poem by Christina Rossetti, this one-act musical is a world-premiere written by Polly Pen and Peggy Harmon. As a musical production, 'Goblin Market' tells the bulk of the narrative through song, living in this space between being a musical and an opera that makes for an elegant and evocative body of work. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: A Day At The Fringe- Maria Peters
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Aug 14, 2017

Fringe performer Maria Peters blogs for BWW to give us her top tips for surviving August in Edinburgh. (more...)

Peter Manning Robinson presents Vortex Dome Concert 5/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Award-winning pianist and composer Peter Manning Robinson will enthrall audiences with a stunning aural and visual art experience during his Experience Refractor Piano Immersion concert on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at the Vortex Immersion Dome, located within the Los Angeles Center Studios complex, near Downtown Los Angeles. Performing live with his invention, (more...)

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