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by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2019
MOVEIUS Contemporary Ballet (MOVEIUS), creating a path for ballet to speak to political and societal issues, will perform a trio of climate-inspired works to The Ailey Citigroup Theater, September 23-25, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2019
Disney villain. Octo-woman. Plus-size icon. But who is the woman behind the tentacles? Following a complete sell-out run at the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe Festival and from the multi-award winning Fat Rascal Theatre, Unfortunate: the untold story of Ursula the Sea Witch will come to Birmingham Hippodrome's Patrick Studio from Monday 16 a?" Sunday 22 December 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019
Longtime Mississippi Judge James D. Bell will celebrate the release of his newest mystery, Maximilian's Treasure, this November. Published by Sartoris Literary Group, Maximilian's Treasure will be released simultaneously in trade paper (ISBN: 978-0-578-56050-2, 354 pages, $21.95) and eBook ($8.95) editions and available wherever fine books are sold on November 15, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019
Space 55 in downtown Phoenix is excited to present a month-long, multidiscipline performing arts intensive. The educational opportunity is open to anyone who is creative and curious - whatever their level of experience.
by Stage Tube - Sep 25, 2019
Jessica Hecht, who played George's girlfriend Lindsay, on Seinfeld, recalls, 'They were such a genius system of making it funny, and George making it funny that you just kind of plugged yourself in and people would scream with laughter.a?? Watch the clip from 'Today Show' below!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2019
An innovative new play adds a unique twist to the story of Dracula by urging audiences to give their own blood.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2019
MOVEIUS Contemporary Ballet (MOVEIUS), creating a path for ballet to speak to political and societal issues, will perform a trio of climate-inspired works to The Ailey Citigroup Theater, September 23-25, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. Performances are an official event of Climate Week NYC 2019 which starts with the United Nations Secretary-General's Climate Change Summit. The evening features a trio of pieces that unite art and activism: Nationally acclaimed GLACIER: A Climate Change Ballet, which imagines dancers as melting polar ice caps, Rite of Spring, Crash of Fall, plays off Stravinsky's score to explore the 2008 financial collapse, and a new piece, titled Ground Control, is inspired by the first pictures taken of Earth from space.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2019
Cult classic The Rocky Horror Show will make its long-awaited return to the Omaha Community Playhouse (OCP) when it opens on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. The show will run in the Howard Drew Theatre from Oct. 4 through Nov. 10. Performances will be held Thursdays through Sundays. Please see below for a detailed list of dates and show times, including fan-favorite midnight performances.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019
St. Ann's Warehouse and Good Chance present The Jungle, a Good Chance co-production with the National Theatre and the Young Vic that is back by popular demand following a completely sold-out American Premiere last season, beginning April 2, 2020. The production will then tour the U.S. in Spring / Summer 2021; details will be announced at a later date.
by Stephen Mosher - Sep 17, 2019
Venerated songwriter and singer Meg Flather brings immaculate marriages of her music and her singing sisters of cabaret to Don't Tell Mama in this show celebrating her work, her friends and sisterhood.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2019
On behalf of the City of Edinburgh Council, and in partnership with the Scottish Government, Underbelly works with internationally renowned creative team and wide-ranging partners to realise its ambitions for Edinburgh's Hogmanay festival as the 2019 programme is announced.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
From Friday, November 22 through Wednesday, November 27, BAM presents Programmers' Notebook: In Case You Missed It, an eclectic program of unsung works, reflecting the breadth and depth of cinema this year. From breakthrough features by up-and-coming directors to bold visions by established auteurs, works of bracing Brazilian neorealism to a Japanese avant-pop love story, these are the under-the-radar revelations that moved, provoked, challenged, entertained, and stayed with us long after first viewing.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
Boston Ballet presents the return of Mikko Nissinen's The Nutcracker. The critically-acclaimed production, featuring sets and costumes by award-winning designer Robert Perdziola, has been delighting audiences and critics since its world premiere in 2012. The Nutcracker, set to Tchaikovsky's renowned score, opens November 29 with performances through December 29 at the Citizens Bank Opera House.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
HERE has announced that applications for the HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP) are currently open. This multi-year, $100,000 residency program was created in 1999 and serves as a national model. HARP provides commission funds, development support, career planning, fiscal sponsorship, and a full production to recipients, all within a collaborative environment of peers working across artistic disciplines including theatre, dance, music, puppetry, visual art, and new media. HARP provides significant long-term support, as well as up to $50,000 in cash and more than $50,000 in space, equipment, and services over two to three years. Each residency is tailored to the needs of the artist.
by TV News Desk - Oct 15, 2019
After traveling all over the world this summer with THE OTHER WAY, BEFORE THE 90 DAYS and THE FAMILY CHANTEL, the series that started it all is back with seven new couples who have gone the distance for what they believe to be true love. The seventh season of 90 DAY FIANCE premieres Sunday, November 3 at 8PM ET/PT. These couples fell in love, got engaged and must tie the knot within 90 days of arriving in the U.S. - or risking losing love as their significant other must return to their home country.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2019
Corteo, the most enchanting of Cirque du Soleil's arena productions is set to charm UK audiences for the very first time. A welcome addition to Cirque du Soleil's 30th anniversary in the UK, the show will visit Leeds from 18 to 21 June and London from 24 June to 5 July 2020. This unique production, directed by Daniele Finzi Pasca, first premiered in Montreal under the Big Top in April 2005. Since then and including its transformation into an arena show in 2018, the show has amazed audiences of over 9 million people, in 20 countries, on 4 continents.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2019
LOST IN THE DISCO is a unique experience of immersive theater, where the audience is directly involved within the performance, and where actors/dancers/singers are performing among the public. The greatest Disco Classics will surround this love story, punctuated with comedy, where cast members act and sing among the audience and invite them to join the dance floor. Lost in the Disco will play 4 performances in the unique decor of the Angel Orensanz Foundation (172 Norfolk Street New York 10002) from November 6th to December 3rd 2019. This experience will plunge you back in the golden age of disco time and craziness of the legendary Studio 54 with classics by Donna Summer, Gloria Gaynor, Michael Jackson, Le Chic, Shalamar, Taste of Honey, Saturday Night Fever, Earth Wind & Fire, and many more to be performed by a versatile 9 members cast.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
Playwrights Horizons, responding to critical acclaim and popular demand, announces a two-week extension of the world premiere production of Heroes of the Fourth Turning.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
30 Years after Tina Turner's now iconic rendition of (Simply) The Best was first released, top tribute act Totally Tina is joining the celebrations with a welcome return visit to the Belgrade Theatre on Wednesday 6 November.
by TV News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
Bravo dives back into the dating pool with its reboot of the iconic series 'Blind Date,' premiering Monday, November 18 at 11:30pm ET/PT. In the age of social media where preconceived notions dominate and dating apps thrive on a swipe left or right, hopeful singles looking to form a true connection - or perhaps just any connection - take the ultimate plunge when they embark on a blind date. A nod to the original format with a modernized twist to match social media trends, each half-hour episode focuses on two couples of varying ethnicity, sexual orientation and age. As each unpredictable date progresses, only time will tell if these strangers struggle to connect or find their perfect match. For a sneak peek, please look below.
by TV News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
Deep in the Alaska wilderness, the Dakota boys are back and risking it all to unearth millions in gold. But after mining together for 10 years, the father and son team of Fred and Dustin Hurt are splitting up and working on separate claims to double their chances of striking it rich. The race is on as they uncover more gold than any other season before. From the producers of GOLD RUSH, Discovery's #1-rated show, GOLD RUSH: WHITE WATER returns for its third season on Friday, November 8 at 10 PM ET/PT on Discovery.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019
An innovative new play adds a unique twist to the story of Dracula by urging audiences to give their own blood.
by TV News Desk - Oct 1, 2019
Actress Claire Danes has signed on to narrate BACK FROM THE BRINK: SAVED FROM EXTINCTION, the stunning new Giant Screen film adventure that captures remarkable comeback stories of endangered species from around the world that are rebounding thanks to human efforts to save them. The film will launch in the USA and open worldwide in Giant Screen, IMAX®, and Digital 3D cinemas beginning October 26, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2019
Amsterdam's Pip Blom's hotly anticipated debut album Boat is out tomorrow, and today the band is sharing an advance stream of the entire record on Consequence of Sound.
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2019
The producers of the immersive hit "Love the Body Positive" return to the Hollywood Fringe Theatre Festival this June with the full-length comedy "Disrobed: Why So Clothes-Minded?" The play has been adapted and updated by Steven Vlasak, the award-winning author of "Nights at the Algonquin Round Table" from the British naturist classic "Barely Proper" by Tom Cushing. It's "Meet the Parents" with a twist: A bashful buttoned-up groom-to-be arrives to meet his fiance's family, only to discover that they're all Naturists (Nudists), and for the festival performances so is the audience.
by Marianka Swain - May 22, 2019
The audience plays surveillance state in this pioneering collaboration between playwright Ella Hickson and sound designers Ben and Max Ringham. We experience the action through individual sets of headphones, corresponding to a hidden mic on our protagonist Anna - listening in to her every exchange and private moment.
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2019
The Houston Equity Festival is a collection of local professional actors, all members of the union Actors' Equity Association, each of whom is mounting her/his own show during the summer and fall of 2019.  Actor Dain Geist spearheaded the creation of the Festival "While we may be individual artists," says Geist, "Together we help to build a community."
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2019
The little OPERA theatre of ny will present a FREE concert of scenes from American operas in collaboration with Bronx Opera and operamission on Saturday, June 22, 2019. The concert will showcase the diversity of music and stories written for the opera stage by both native born and immigrant composers and librettists. The concert will take place outdoors on Governors Island in Nolan Park, in front of building 25. The performance is at 5pm and is FREE to the public. (Rain date: Sunday, June 23 at 4pm.)
by Perry Tannenbaum - Jun 7, 2019
Getting over the seedy scenery and the pre-recorded orchestra, I found Theatre Charlotte's THE PRODUCERS more politically incorrect - and nearly as enjoyable - as the previous three times I've seen this Mel Brooks romp.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2019
Son of Semele Ensemble announces its upcoming production of Men On Boats by Jaclyn Backhaus, to be performed at the Son of Semele Theater from July 6 - 28, 2019. Ten intrepid pioneers plunge into uncharted waters in a dramatic tale that's both heroic and comic.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2019
The little OPERA theatre of ny will present a FREE concert of scenes from American operas in collaboration with Bronx Opera and operamission. The concert will showcase the diversity of music and stories written for the opera stage by both native born and immigrant composers and librettists. The concert will take place outdoors on Governors Island in Nolan Park, in front of building 25. The performance is at 5pm and is FREE to the public. (Rain date: Sunday, June 23 at 4pm.)
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2019
Plunge into summer with “Heavy Water” as it follows professional big wave surfer Nathan Fletcher through the evolution of surfing and his relationship with big waves. Featuring stories from fellow board-sports legends, including surfing luminaries Bruce Irons, Darrick “Double D” Doerner and Danny Fuller, about pursuing their passions, the documentary is an epic voyage through the eyes of the surfing community that delves deep into the mind-set of the board-sports culture and its roots. “Heavy Water” culminates in a spectacular, never- before-performed stunt, where Fletcher “acid drops” from a helicopter into a huge wave.
by TV News Desk - Jun 27, 2019
Presented by Asian CineVision, the 42nd Asian American International Film Festival (AAIFF42), and taking place July 25 – August 3 in New York City, has announced its full film lineup. The first and longest running Asian interest film festival in the country, AAIFF42 will be presenting 12 narrative features, 9 documentary features, and 67 short films, from 19 countries.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2019
Throughout my career, I've been desperate to fight, and yet it always seemed something reserved for the boys and the men. During one of my first jobs, playing Wendy in Peter Pan, I was determined to get in at least one sneaky kick to a passing pirate's shin.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2019
Macha Theatre Works is excited to announce our 2019-2020 Season, which will expand to three productions, as well as establish our status as the first Theatre in Residence at West of Lenin in November 2019. 
by Nate Ronning - Jun 13, 2019
Beauty and the Beast at La Mirada is now on stage! What did the critics think? Read all the reviews!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2019
The Sacred Fools Theater Company is excited to announce its upcoming 23rd Season (2019-2020), featuring two World Premieres and two West Coast Premieres. These four shows serve as the company's Prime Season, in addition to the high volume of late-night and off-night programming the company produces.
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jun 10, 2019
With nearly 4,000 shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, it can be a little overwhelming to select which shows to see. BWW reviewer Natalie O'Donoghue has narrowed down her top ten picks in the musicals section of the programme.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2019
MOVEIUS Contemporary Ballet (MOVEIUS), creating a path for ballet to speak to political and societal issues, will perform a trio of climate-inspired works to The Ailey Citigroup Theater, September 23-25, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. Climate: Movement for Change is part of the high-profile New York Climate Week which starts with the United Nations Secretary-General's Climate Change Summit 2019. The evening features a trio of pieces that unite art and activism. GLACIER: A Climate Change Ballet, which imagines dancers as melting polar ice caps, Rite of Spring, Crash of Fall, plays off Stravinsky's score to explore the 2008 financial collapse, and a new piece, tentatively titled Ground Control, is inspired by the first pictures taken of Earth from space. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2019
by TV News Desk - Jul 24, 2019
It's going to be a bear of a season when world-renowned survivalist Bear Grylls returns to his wild roots this fall with some of Hollywood's most beloved celebrities in tow. The hit adventure series RUNNING WILD WITH BEAR GRYLLS finds its new home on National Geographic beginning November 5, at 10/9c, with more action, stunts and visceral moments than ever before.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2019
Theatre West is inaugurating a new series, The Art of Storytelling. Each evening in the series will be comprised of storytelling around a central theme. The theme for the first evening in the series is It Happened in L.A.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2019
HERE has announced its 2019-2020 season, which marks the OBIE-winning institution's 27th year of producing daring new hybrid performances by artists from all disciplines - theatre, opera, music, art, dance, puppetry, and media art.
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Aug 9, 2019
Disney villain. Octo-woman. Plus-size icon. But who is the woman behind the tentacles? From the multi award-winning Fat Rascal Theatre, creators of sell-out hit musicals Buzz and Vulvarine, comes the untold story of Ursula the sea witch. It's time to take the plunge as we reveal what really happened under the sea, in a tell-all tale of sex, sorcery and suckers. A musical parody.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2019
From the award-winning Gameshow, Nuclear Future is a shattering new play about the dangerous potential which sits quietly in bunkers across the globe. As the apocalyptic impact of a nuclear disaster regains a foothold in public conversation, this show presents this threat on a more human scale. How do we explain to our children that we use the same energy that created the universe, to rip it apart?
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2019
MOVEIUS Contemporary Ballet (MOVEIUS), creating a path for ballet to speak to political and societal issues, will perform a trio of climate-inspired works to The Ailey Citigroup Theater, September 23-25, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2019
Theatre in the Dark, a new company that focuses on performances staged entirely in complete darkness, will mount as its inaugural production the Chicago premiere of the noir mystery thriller THREE STORIES UP by the Canadian-born Chicago playwright Mackenzie Gordon.
by Matt Smith - Aug 13, 2019
'Naaaaaaaaaaants ingonyama bagithi Baba!' No matter who you are or where you're from, it's a sure bet you're familiar with those iconic introductory lines. Set against the majestic backdrop of the rising Serengeti sun, the universally-recognized African cry, beckoning scores of meerkats, elephants, antelope and giraffes to emerge and greet the newest member of their animal tribe, is the quintessential Disney opening that defined a generation. 
by Stage Tube - Aug 1, 2019
The waters warm--or is it?! Watch Scott and Steve take the plunge into the DJ's pool on 'Flip It Like Disick'! Watch the premiere of Flip It Like Disick Sunday at 9 p.m., only on E!