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MOVEIUS Contemporary Ballet's 'Glacier' Is First Ballet To Be Presented At International Climate Conference
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

MOVEIUS Contemporary Ballet (MOVEIUS), dedicated to bringing socially-relevant stories to life, will perform GLACIER: A Climate Change Ballet at the 2018 Global Climate Action Summit. GLACIER creates an onstage arctic environment where the threat of polar icecap collapse is set to movement by dancers who ripple, crack and Plunge amidst live video projections by filmmaker Robin Bell, renowned for his witty guerilla #resist projections on DC's Trump Hotel. GLACIER will take place September 13-15 at San Francisco's Brava Theater Center at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

59E59 Theaters Hosts the World Premiere of GOODBODY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

59E59 Theaters welcomes the world premiere of GOODBODY, written by J.C. Ernst and directed by Melissa Firlit. (more...)

CORTEO By Cirque Du Soleil Is Coming To Worcester With Its North American Arena Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

Corteo, the latest and most enchanting Cirque du Soleil's arena production is now touring in North America. The show will visit Worcester at the DCU Center from January 3 to 6, 2019 for a limited run of six performances. This unique production, directed by Daniele Finzi Pasca, first premiered in Montreal under the Big Top in April 2005. Since then, the show has been a great success and has amazed 8 million people in 19 countries on four continents. (more...)

Collegiate Theatrics: Lipscomb University's BROOKE BETHEL
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 26, 2018

For Brooke Bethel, now enrolled at Nashville's David Lipscomb University, the road to becoming an actor - or, more to the point, majoring in theatre in college - has taken a circuitous route since her childhood in northwestern Idaho. (more...)

Cirque Du Soleil CORTEO To Bring Arena Tour To H-E-B Center At Cedar Park
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2018

Corteo, the latest and most enchanting Cirque du Soleil's arena production is now touring in North America. The show will visit Cedar Park at the H-E-B Center from February 20 to February 24, 2019 for a limited run of eight performances. This unique production, directed by Daniele Finzi Pasca, first premiered in Montreal under the Big Top in April 2005. Since then, the show has been a great success and has amazed 8 million people in 19 countries on four continents. (more...)

Multi-Grammy Winner Carvin Winans Releases New Single ONCE IN A LIFETIME
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2018

Today, multi-GRAMMY® Award winning recording artist and songwriter, Carvin Winans, released a new single entitled “Once in a Lifetime”. The song, which is available via all major digital providers, is the first track from Winans' debut solo album, In The Softest Way, which will release at the top of 2019. (more...)

BWW Interview: Francesca Montanile Lyons and DEAR DIARY LOL at New Ohio Theatre
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 21, 2018

New Ohio Theatre is presenting an encore run of Francesca Montanile Lyons hit show, 'DEAR DIARY LOL' that was performed at the 2018 Ice Factory Festival. The show will be on stage from 9/26 to 9/29. (more...)

BWW Review: A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2, A Fine Tribute To A Great Literary Classic
by Robert Encila-Celdran - Sep 19, 2018

George Bernard Shaw is believed to have given his stamp of approval on one of the theater's most famous acts of defiance. He called it 'the door slam heard around the world.' (more...)

MINOR KEYS A Delightfully Dark Original Theatrical Concert Comes to Chautauqua Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

When seeking exciting things to do in South-Central Pennsylvania this October, search no further. Prima, a contemporary music and theatre organization, is presenting a swanky and delightfully dark original concert production.  (more...)

COLLEGIATE THEATRICS: University of the South's Karissa Wheeler
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 11, 2018

Karissa Wheeler's senior year at The University of the South/Sewanee has only just started, but already she's caught up in the whirlwind of a typical – for her, especially – packed and rather crazy schedule, immersed in classes while moving into rehearsals for what may be the most demanding role in which she's ever been cast: Sally Bowles in the iconic Kander and Ebb musical, Cabaret, which is based on John Van Druten's play I Am A Camera, which in turn is inspired Christopher Isherwood's memoir (Goodbye to Berlin) of his years as a struggling young writer in the heady days of Weimar Germany. (more...)

MOVEIUS Contemporary Ballet To Premiere RITE OF SPRING, CRASH OF FALL At Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018

MOVEIUS Contemporary Ballet (MOVEIUS), pushing the boundaries of ballet to tackle policy issues affecting society, will premiere Rite of Spring, Crash of Fall for its commission at The Kennedy Center. The 35-minute ballet uses Stravinsky's Rite of Spring score and storyline as the backdrop for revisiting the 2008 financial crisis on its 10-year anniversary. The company will also present an excerpt from its acclaimed Glacier: A Climate Change Ballet—which they recently presented at the Global Climate Summit in San Francisco. Performances will take place October 13-14 at the Millenium Stage at 6:00 p.m. (more...)

Sacred Fools' SERIAL KILLER Returns Tomorrow For Season 14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

Returning for a record 14th season, Serial Killers is back on the Sacred Fools stage for another season of Saturday night after-hours fun. In Serial Killers, the fate of five original serials is in the hands of the voting audience, making them the titular serial killers. The show returns tomorrow, October 6 at 11:00 PM. (more...)

Mason Holdings To Premiere New Play CONSUMPTION In November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

The critically acclaimed theatre company, Mason Holdings, will premiere their new site-specific production of Consumption, at the Beverly Social Club in Kensington Brooklyn. The limited engagement runs November 9 - December 8. (more...)

THERAPY an Original Soundtrack Featuring GMUSIC Artist, Barachi, Could Win 61st Grammy Award for 'Best R&B Album'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2018

Barachi represents the point in the horizon where the future soul kisses the past. (more...)

Southlake's First Luxury Condominiums Are 60 Percent Sold Out
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2018

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Collegiate Theatrics: Middle Tennessee State University's REGAN HOLMBERG
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 3, 2018

Following a summer spent as an intern with Studio Tenn (and appearing in the company's production of Frankenstein), Regan Holmberg finds herself in the midst of her junior year at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro and already is hard at work on her first show of the semester. In fact, she predicts fall semester 2018 is going to be as jam-packed as her summer was as Elmer Rice's The Adding Machine opens in MTSU's Dorethe Tucker Theatre tonight. (more...)

Pulitzer Prize–Winning SWEAT Makes Baltimore Debut At Everyman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

From its origins in the painstakingly researched fieldwork of two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage comes Sweat- the gritty, emotionally charged story of friendships and hardships in post-industrial small-town America. Hailed by The New York Times as "an extraordinarily moving drama" that "brims with the kind of ripe, richly imagined life associated with the work of the great August Wilson," the show's Baltimore debut runs October 23-November 25, 2018 and is directed by Everyman Theatre Founding Artistic Director Vincent M. Lancisi. (more...)

Collegiate Theatrics: Belmont University's MAGGIE HUTCHISON
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 29, 2018

Another in the long line of impressive talents who are part of the legacy of musical theater at Nashville's Belmont University, Maggie Hutchison claims the spotlight once more in this semester's eagerly anticipated production of Side Show, in which she is one of two actresses cast in the role of Daisy Hilton. (more...)

HOW HOT IS IT GOING TO GET? Documentary Explores the Effects of Climate Change
by Movies News Desk - Oct 26, 2018

130F Films and director/writer Michael Allen present How Hot Is It Going To Get?, a new feature-length global warming documentary that asks a simple question and reveals both the Fahrenheit answer to this question and how young voters can change the answer. The film lays bare the chief hurdles in getting global warming recognized as fact and achieving real policy change in the U.S. to ensure a livable Earth for current and future generations. A dynamic, animation-enhanced visual presentation, How Hot Is It Going To Get? includes interviews with Millennial-generation voters, political experts and climate change scientists who give lucid analysis of the clear and present challenge to prevent a Soylent Green-like future on Earth.  (more...)

Collegiate Theatrics: The University of Memphis' LAYNE CRUTSINGER
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 15, 2018

And if there's any justice in the world of the performing arts, you can rest assured that University of Memphis' Layne Mackenzie Crutsinger will be among the names of particular note. A graduate of Mt. Juliet High School, she's now a senior at the University of Memphis, looking ahead to what the future holds in store for her. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP Opens At Orlando Shakes
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

Vampire attacks, werewolf sightings, and the resurrection of an Egyptian princess make for an exciting start to married life for Lady Enid, Lord Edgar's second wife. Set in mystical Gothic England, audiences will die laughing at this melodramatic farce - a quick-change marathon in which two actors play all the roles. (more...)

BWW Review: KING KONG: It Was Inept Writing Killed The Musical
by Michael Dale - Nov 9, 2018

Using Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack's 1933 cinema classic 'King Kong' as the inspiration for a musical theatre piece really isn't such a bad idea. Among the film's notable achievements is the extraordinary dramatic underscoring music by Max Steiner, that supplied the title character's tragic death Plunge from atop the Empire State Building with the kind of heartbreaking emotion that would make any operatic tenor jealous. (more...)

Hartford Opera Theater Presents: New In November 9
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018

Hartford Opera Theater will offer New in November 9, a collection of short operas and opera excerpts. This opera festival will play Sunday, November 18 (7pm) at The Cathedral House at Christ Church Cathedral, 45 Church Street, Hartford, CT. Tickets are available now at https:// www.hartfordoperatheater.com as well as at the door; $10 students and seniors and $20 general admission. (more...)

BWW Interview: NOT THAT JEWISH! A Chat With Comic Monica Piper As She Prepares For Her One Woman Show In Palm Springs
by David Green - Nov 7, 2018

JFS Desert is proud to present an incredible afternoon with Emmy® Award winning comedy writer and stand-up comic Monica Piper for one performance only. This dynamic comedian who has written for Roseanne, Mad About You, Veronica's Closet and was the head writer of the #1 children's animated series Rugrats will perform her One Woman Show Sunday, November 11 at 3:00 p.m. The American Comedy Awards deemed her one of the top five female comics in America. She has opened for Jerry Seinfeld, Gloria Estefan, Neil Sedaka and The Smothers Brothers. I had the chance to catch up with Ms. Piper as she was preparing to make her way to Palm Springs for her show this weekend. Here are a few excerpts from that interview: (more...)

Devilworks Locks US & Canadian Distribution With Breaking Glass Pictures for Psychological Thriller RESTRAINT
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2018

Devilworks Locks US & Canadian Distribution With Breaking Glass Pictures for Psychological Thriller RESTRAINT (more...)

Collegiate Theatrics: Belmont University's MACY MEDFORD
by Jeffrey Ellis - Nov 4, 2018

Macy Medford's had a pretty remarkable time while studying at Belmont University. A graduate of Seven Lakes High School in Katy, Texas, she came to Nashville as part of the Class of 2019 of the school's renowned musical theatre program at Belmont, where she continues to grow as a performer, but perhaps more importantly as an individual with her sights firmly focused on the future. (more...)

BWW Interview: Director JEFF GOLDBERG On Playing David Coleman Headley On Stage
by Zofeen Maqsood - Nov 26, 2018

Jeff Goldberg tells a powerful story about one of India's most sinister criminals -- David Coleman Headley (more...)

Francis Jue To Star In KING OF THE YEES at San Francisco Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2018

San Francisco Playhouse announced casting for Lauren Yee's King of the Yees, headlined by Obie and Lucille Lortel Award-winning actor and San Francisco native Francis Jue. The play, centered on San Francisco's Chinatown, was inspired by Yee's family and their deep connections within the community. Joshua Kahan Brody will direct the Playhouse production. (more...)

Smoked Turkey with a Sweet and Spicy Twist
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2018

It's time to talk turkey and this is one of the most flavorful and quickest Thanksgiving turkey recipes you'll ever taste, thanks to Girl Carnivore and Tony Chachere's . With flavors infused both inside and out, this bird will give your meal the kick it needs. (more...)

Teatro ZinZanni Turns 20
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2018

Teatro ZinZanni announces its twentieth year as a pioneer of its own brand of theatrical, circus arts entertainment. Teatro ZinZanni is a whirlwind of international cirque, comedy, and cabaret served up with a scrumptious multi-course feast and elegant libations inside a gorgeous antique, mirrored spiegeltent. In an era of exceptional city growth and expansion that has been the catalyst for much change in the local artistic community, Teatro ZinZanni and its leadership look back on two decades of cultivating an original arts brand that eliminates the 'fourth wall,' showcases international artistic talents in a way not previously seen in the United States, and despite a series of bumps in the road, perseveres and continually brings together audiences from near and far to indulge in the shared experience of love, chaos, and dinner. (more...)

BWW Review: A JEWISH JOKE at Bunbury Theater
by Keith Waits - Nov 2, 2018

Walking to my car after seeing Bunbury Theatre's current show at The Henry Clay, I had to return a phone call to my sister. (more...)

The Killers' Dave Keuning Releases Second Solo Track PRISMISM
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2018

The Killers' founding member and guitarist Dave Keuning is celebrating the release of his second solo track “Prismism.” The synth-y, melodic ballad gives fans another preview of Keuning's 14-track debut album, Prismism, which will be released on January 25, 2019. The new album, written and recorded by Dave in his San Diego home studio, was taken from hundreds of voice memos that he stockpiled while on tour with The Killers over the last decade that evolved into songs (pre-order here). To hear Keuning's new track “Prismism,” head to Billboard or Keuning's YouTube channel to view the official music video. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Mason Holdings' CONSUMPTION
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018

Mason Holdings new site-specific production of Consumption, opened at the Beverly Social Club in Kensington Brooklyn last week. The play was conceived and developed by Mason Holdings Founder and Artistic Director, Tracy Weller. Consumption was written by Devin Burnam. Kristjan Thor serves as director. (more...)

CORTEO By Cirque Du Soleil Comes To Boston's Agganis Arena
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018

Corteo, the latest and most enchanting Cirque du Soleil's arena production is now touring in North America. The show will visit Boston at the Agganis Arena from June 19 to 30, 2019 for a limited run of fifteen performances. This unique production, directed by Daniele Finzi Pasca, first premiered in Montreal under the Big Top in April 2005. (more...)

Collegiate Theatrics: Belmont University's BOBBY HOGAN
by Jeffrey Ellis - Nov 13, 2018

It's been a typically hectic semester for Belmont University senior Bobby Hogan: he completed his run as Davey in Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre's production of Newsies, started rehearsal on his next show, began preparations for his own senior show next semester and continued as a varsity cheerleader at the school. (more...)

Meet the Cast of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Nov 1, 2018

The Broadway production of Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird, a new play by Aaron Sorkin, starring Jeff Daniels as Atticus Finch, begins previews tonight, Thursday, November 1. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

Dear Seattle Release DAYTIME TV, Announce Debut Record
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2018

Sydney's melodic, sing-along, punk rock band Dear Seattle have announced the upcoming release of their debut album Don't Let Go, due out on February 15th, 2019 via Domestic La La. Along with the exciting announcement, the band have unveiled their new single  'Daytime TV' and launched  pre-orders for the album. (more...)

The Killers' Dave Keuning Releases New Single BOAT ACCIDENT, Plus Announces 2019 Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2018

The Killers' founding member and guitarist Dave Keuning has debuted his new single “Boat Accident.” The upbeat track and animated video showcase Keuning's knack for crafting hooks and creative visuals. “Boat Accident” gives fans yet another preview of Keuning's 14-track debut album, Prismism, which will be released on January 25, 2019. The new album, written and recorded by Dave in his San Diego home studio, was taken from hundreds of voice memos that he stockpiled while on tour with The Killers over the last decade that evolved into songs (pre-order here). To hear Keuning's new track “Boat Accident” and accompanying music video, head to USA Today or Keuning's YouTube Channel. (more...)

Sacred Fools Announces Development Director
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2018

Sacred Fools Theater Company's Management and Board of Directors are thrilled to welcome Michaela Bulkley into the newly created staff position of "Director of Development".  A staff position dedicated to fundraising and patron development was recently made possible thanks to a grant from the Los Angeles County Arts Commission. After a late summer search, Sacred Fools was fortunate enough to secure Michaela Bulkley into the position.   (more...)

Discovery Announces the Return of GOLD RUSH: WHITE WATER
by TV News Desk - Dec 12, 2018

The Dakota Boys are back for a second season - risking it all in a death-defying hunt for gold in the remote mountains of Southeast Alaska. From the producers of GOLD RUSH, Discovery's #1-rated show, GOLD RUSH: WHITE WATER returns for a second season on Friday, January 4 at 10 PM ET/PT on Discovery. (more...)

Join The Orlando Shakes Family For A Day Of Free Festivities, 8/18
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2018

Orlando Shakes invites the Central Florida community to join them for their 6th Annual Open House on Saturday, August 18 at 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Guests may RSVP for this free event now by phone (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, online at orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street). (more...)

Citizens Theatre Announce Casting For Scotland-Wide Tour Of THE MACBETHS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2018

The Citizens Theatre has revealed an all-female cast for its nationwide tour of The Macbeths - Dominic Hill's intimate and intense re-imagining of the Scottish play. (more...)

Photo Flash: Arena Stage Previews Its Upcoming Season!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2018

Arena Stage Artistic Director Molly Smith and Executive Director Edgar Dobie announce the 2018/19 season lineup for the company's 69th season. The season reflects Arena Stage's commitment to championing diverse voices and producing work that is politically and socially relevant. (more...)

Penobscot Theatre Dramatic Academy Announces 2018-2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2018

Penobscot Theatre Dramatic Academy is pleased to announce its upcoming class schedule with offerings for students of all ages and experience levels. After-school youth productions begin Tuesday, September 11. (more...)

Retro Jazz Singer Laura Ainsworth Announces National TV Debut, Multiple Award Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2018

It's been one year since Dallas-based lounge/jazz singer Laura Ainsworth (www.lauraainsworth.com) released her critically-acclaimed third album, New Vintage. It turned out to be a roller coaster year that took a disheartening Plunge before climbing towards new heights with her upcoming national cable TV debut and multiple award nominations. (more...)

Stage Raw Announces Its 2017-2018 Theater Award Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2018

The 2018 Stage Raw Theater Awards celebrate excellence on the Los Angeles stages in venues of 99-seats or under. This fourth annual edition included productions that opened between January 1, 2017 and May 31, 2018. Stage Raw is a community funded professional journalism website that was created in response to the decline of arts coverage in local mainstream and alternative media.The Awards ceremony was held Monday night, August 20, at Los Angeles Theatre Center, 514 S. Spring Street in downtown Los Angeles, hosted by Coeurage Theatre Company, and co-directed by Jer Adrianne Lelliott, Thaddeus Shafer and Lauren Ludwig. Winners notated in red below. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch the Season Two Premiere of Kevin Hart's COLD AS BALLS with Guest Lamar Odom
by Stage Tube - Aug 21, 2018

Cold As Balls is back and ready to go deeper than ever with a brand new all-star roster of guests set to take the Plunge.  After taking the internet by storm in season one, the world's top comedian Kevin Hart returns to the ice bath for another round of in-depth, hilarious interviews. This season, Hart welcomes six of the most headline-making figures in sports to the show: Lamar Odom, Odell Beckham Jr., Johnny Manziel, Skip Bayless, Isaiah Thomas and Metta World Peace.   (more...)

Sebastian Stan and ANGELS IN AMERICA'S Denise Gough To Star In MONDAY
by TV News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

 Sebastian Stan and Denise Gough are set to star in MONDAY, according to Deadline. (more...)

The Sacred Fools Theater Company Announces Season 22 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2018

The Sacred Fools Theater Company is excited to announce its upcoming 22nd Season (2018-2019) along with the opener for its 23rd Season in the fall of 2019. The announced shows include three World Premieres and a West Coast Premiere, plus a co-production of a local favorite that took home the Top of Fringe award from the Hollywood Fringe Festival.  (more...)

BWW Interview: Alexandra Bracken, Author of THE DARKEST MINDS
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Aug 13, 2018

The first book in The Darkest Minds trilogy just became a movie--you can see it in theaters nationwide right now! This summer, author Alexandra Bracken also treated fans of the series to a brand-new novel set five years later, THE DARKEST LEGACY. Today, BroadwayWorld is thrilled to sit down with New York Times Best Selling Author Alexandra Bracken and ask her about the movie, her new novel, and what's next. (more...)

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