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Alternative EarthCare Shares Important Information about Mosquito-Transmitted Encephalitis with Nassau Residents
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

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Andrew Samonsky, Hannah Elless and Bryce Pinkham to Star in BENNY & JOON Musical at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the first show of its 2017-2018 Season, the world premiere musical Benny & Joon, with book by Kirsten Guenther, music by Nolan Gasser, and lyrics by Mindi Dickstein. (more...)

BWW Review: Springhouse Theatre's Winsome Staging of THE FANTASTICKS
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 19, 2017

Sometimes even the loveliest and most appealing of musical theater scores can be forgotten, virtually erased from your memory. Unless, of course, you have your digital music system programmed to play a cavalcade of memorable showtunes, but even then, you're likely hear songs from the same ten shows on a continuous loop. (more...)

Berkeley Rep presents World Premiere of IMAGINARY COMFORTS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

???????Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the world premiere of Imaginary Comforts, or The Story of the Ghost of the Dead Rabbit, written by Daniel Handler and directed by Tony Taccone. The new play begins previews on Thursday, October 5 and the show runs through Sunday, November 19. Individual tickets begin at $30 and can be purchased online at berkeleyrep.org or by phone, 510 647-2949. Press night will be on Thursday, October 12. (more...)

Mayor Huether to Attend Solar Eclipse Events at Washington Pavilion
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Sioux Falls Mayor Mike Huether plans to watch the Total Solar Eclipse on Monday, August 21 at the Washington Pavilion. The public is invited to experience the eclipse at the Kirby Science Discovery Center. The eclipse will be visible across the United States and will reach its maximum viewing in our area at 1:01 p.m.  (more...)

Only Two Weeks Left to See OUR LADIES OF PERPETUAL SUCCOUR at Duke of York's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Audiences have just two weeks remaining to see the Olivier Award-winning production of Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour at the Duke of York's Theatre as the production will complete its run on Saturday, 2 September. (more...)

Two Music Soundtracks to Be Released from PBS' THE VIETNAM WAR
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

THE VIETNAM WAR, a new 10-part series directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick that will begin airing on PBS on September 17, 2017, will be accompanied by two companion soundtracks to be released on September 15, 2017, Universal Music Enterprises announced today. (more...)

Two River Theater's A RAISIN IN THE SUN, Starring Brandon J. Dirden, Finds Full Cast
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, launches its 2017/18 Season with LorRaine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, directed by Carl Cofield. (more...)

BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Comes to Wolverhampton in 2018
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Paul Blake, Sony/ATV Music Publishing and Mike Bosner in association with Michael Harrison announced today that the Olivier, Tony and Grammy Award-winning West End and Broadway musical BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL will go on sale next week ahead of performances at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre from Tuesday 12 - Saturday 16 June 2018. (more...)

Councilmember Gil Cedillo and TNH Productions Present a New Expanded Production of Disney's ALADDIN - Dual Language Edition
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

The critically acclaimed smash hit musical, Disney's Aladdin, Dual Language Edition/Edicion De Lenguaje Dual will be presented by Los Angeles City Councilmember Gil Cedillo and TNH Productions. (more...)

HALF A SIXPENCE Original Demo Recordings to Debut on CD This September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Stage Door Records are pleased to announce the previously unreleased studio demo recordings of David Heneker's musical HALF A SIXPENCE will be released on September 29th, 2017. (more...)

Cirque du Soleil Commissions Mural for Chicago's Year of Public Art
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Cirque du Soleil announces a partnership with Columbia College Chicago and the Wabash Arts Corridor (WAC) that will add a new public mural downtown in honor of the city's Year of Public Art. Local artist Gloria "Gloe" Talamantes is creating the mural, commissioned by Cirque du Soleil and inspired by its highly acclaimed production LUZIA, currently playing a limited engagement in Chicago through Sept. 3. (more...)

BWW Review: CANTANDO NA CHUVA (Singin' In The Rain) Gives Brazil a Shower of Joy
by Claudio Erlichman - Aug 17, 2017

Cantando Na Chuva (Singin' in the Rain) is set in the roaring '20s and silent movie stars are the biggest names in the world. Don Lockwood (Jarbas Homem de Mello) has it all, a string of hit films and a studio-engineered romance with the most beautiful actress in town, Lina Lamont  (Claudia Raia). But with the new phenomenon of the talking picture on the way and a chance meeting with Kathy Selden (Bruna Guerin), a talented young chorus girl set to steal his heart, things are about to change for Don and for Hollywood forever. ???????With all the charm, romance, comedy and tinsel town glamour of one of the world's best-loved films, Cantando Na Chuva songs include Good Morning, Make 'em Laugh, Moses Supposes and the legendary Singin' in the Rain. (more...)

Jah Movement to Take the Stage at the Third FRIDAY FEST at Van Wezel
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Join us for our third Friday Fest of the summer! Back by popular demand, Jah Movement will take the stage on the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall bayside lawn on Friday, August 25, from 5PM-9PM. (more...)

Twyla Tharp to Open The Joyce Theater's Fall Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Linda Shelton, Executive Director of The Joyce Theater, will welcome back onto its stage Twyla Tharp Dance, under the artistic direction of legendary award-winning choreographer Twyla Tharp, for a special three-week engagement, from September 19 - October 8. (more...)

BWW Interview: Coming Together to Bring Change, Panel Discusses NEWSIES
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Aug 17, 2017

"Newsies is a hit wherever you take it; it had a highly successful Broadway run and national tour and now in these first regional productions, it is the kind of show that brings people from all over to see it again and again. It reaches so many people with its great music and dance and inspiring story. It's a brilliant piece of theatre, and I am honored to be a part of it." (more...)

Photo Flash: Nuance Brings PROOF to the Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

With each production, Nuance Theatre Co. is gaining a reputation of presenting incredible theatrical performances. (more...)

Casting Announced For American Ballet Theatre's 2017 Fall Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Casting for American Ballet Theatre's 2017 Fall Season at the David H. Koch Theater was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. (more...)

Photo Flash: Hip to Hip Theatre Company Enters Final Week of Performances
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Hip to Hip Theatre Company, under the Artistic Direction of Jason Marr is in their final week of performances. Five remaining shows are scheduled for Manhattan, Queens, and Southampton. Now in its eleventh season, Hip to Hip will end their 2017 tour with a performance of Henry IV on Saturday, August 19th at 7:30 pm in Southampton.  (more...)

BWW Review: THREE SISTERS at American Players Theatre
by Melissa Hall - Aug 16, 2017

Humans yearn for what we do not have. It is the trademark of our species. We seem to never be satisfied, always longing for more, better, bigger. Though this play is set a century ago in Russia, it could not be more relevant to our current culture. (more...)

Geva Theatre Center's 45th Season Opens with IN THE HEIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Geva Theatre Center presents In the Heights, with music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, book by Quiara Alegria Hudes, conceived by Lin-Manuel Miranda and directed by Melissa Rain Anderson in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage from September 5 through October 8. (more...)

Rosu Lup Reveal 'All My Lovers' with Impose Magazine
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Philadelphia indie-folk rockers ROSU LUP have debuted their single “All My Lovers” exclusively at Impose Magazine. The single is their follow up to their previously released “Rain/Glitter” that debuted at  Paste Magazine. (more...)

Reagle Announces Fall 2017 Concert Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston announces its highly anticipated fall concert season featuring unforgettable music from Ol' Blue Eyes to the Bee Gees.  You won't believe your eyes - or ears!  Three tribute concerts will deliver authentic costumes, staging and vocals of some of the most beloved entertainers of all time:  Barbra & Frank: The Concert That Never Was (Sept 17), ABBAMANIA (Canada) (Oct 1), and Night Fever: An Evening of the Bee Gees (Nov 12).  Sing along to your favorite tunes from "Fly Me To the Moon" to "Stayin' Alive."  All shows are one-time-only, 2:00 pm matinees at Reagle Music Theatre, 617 Lexington  Street, Waltham Mass.   (more...)

Camerata Pacifica to Open 28th Season with John Harbison's String Trio and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Critically acclaimed chamber music ensemble Camerata Pacifica will open its 28th season with a program that combines Pulitzer Prize-winning composer John Harbison's String Trio with a pair of mid-20th century Russian gems - Sergei Prokofiev's striking Sonata for Flute and Piano in D Major and Dmitri Shostakovich's elegiac Piano Trio No. 2 in E Minor. Performances will take place at 3 pm on September 10 (Ventura), 7:30 pm on September 12 (San Marino), 8 pm on September 14 (Los Angeles), and 7:30 pm on September 15 (Santa Barbara). (more...)

THE REVLON GIRL Comes to Park Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Following a critically acclaimed and sell-out tour across Wales last year, The Revlon Girl will come to PARK90 in September after a run at the Edinburgh Festival which is supported by The Arts Council of Wales. Written by composer and writer Neil Anthony Docking, The Revlon Girl is a poignant, heart-breaking and tender new play which explores a terrible episode in Welsh history and tells a story of amazing courage, hope and humour. (more...)

Sony/ATV Extends Worldwide Publishing Deal with Ilsey Juber
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Sony/ATV Music Publishing has extended its worldwide deal with LA-based singer and songwriter Ilsey Juber. (more...)

BWW Review: LADY LEAR at Louisville Ballet
by Keith Waits - Aug 15, 2017

Lady in the StormThis week sees the closing of Kentucky Shakespeare's 57th season of free, continuous, outdoor Shakespeare productions, making it the oldest company of its kind in the country. To mark the second and final Community Partner Week, they are teaming up with the Louisville Ballet, one of the oldest ballet companies in the country - a fine pairing. (more...)

Michael McGrath, Michael Mastro, Leslie Kritzer and Laura Bell Bundy to Headline THE HONEYMOONERS at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, by special arrangement with Jeffrey Finn, has announced casting for the world-premiere production of the new musical comedy The Honeymooners, based on the CBS television series, with book by Dusty Kay and Bill Nuss, music by Stephen Weiner, and lyrics by Peter Mills. (more...)

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR to Open Garden Theatre's 10th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

The Garden Theatre (160 W Plant St.) is proud to present the classic rock opera, Jesus Christ Superstar, showing September 8 - October 1, 2017. This musical kicks off the Garden's 10th Anniversary 2017- 2018 Season. Jesus Christ Superstar is presented by Bob and Dianna Duffy. The show is also sponsored by Outdoor Living Products and Toole's Ace Hardware. The 2017 - 2018 theatre series is sponsored by Evoyent, a Deloitte Network Company. (more...)

Honest Pint Theatre Co. to Present Regional Debut of THE MYSTERY OF LOVE & SEX
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Honest Pint Theatre Co. will present the regional premiere of THE MYSTERY OF LOVE AND SEX by Bathsheba Doran. (more...)

US Ballet Superstar Misty Copeland Joins The Australian Ballet in THE SLEEPING BEAUTY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

The Australian Ballet is thrilled to announce that American Ballet Theatre (ABT) Principal Dancer Misty Copeland will join the company as guest artist during the Sydney season of The Sleeping Beauty, opening at the Capitol Theatre from 11 November to 25 November 2017. (more...)

Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band's 'Lay It On Down' Debuts at #1; Out Now on Concord Records
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Lay It On Down, five-time Grammy nominee and critically acclaimed guitarist Kenny Wayne Shepherd's ninth album, debuts at #1 on Nielsen SoundScan's Top Blues chart, #1 on both the Current Rock Albumschart and Internet Albums chart, #5 on the Top Current Albums chart and #34 on the Top 200. The record is out to critical acclaim on Concord Records. (more...)

Tales From the Sunshine Land and the Ghana Fifty
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

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BWW Review: CITY MOUSE at Stacey Lender
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Aug 14, 2017

CITY MOUSE by Stacey Lender is a story so many people who live and work in NYC will relate to. New York is EXPENSIVE. You get very little, yet pay so much. Eventually, everyone whose livlihood is in NYC must decide: stay or commute? The decision becomes even harder once you have a family; those one-bedroom apartments can feel overflowing fast. (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...)

Brooke Shields to Guest Star in Season 19 of LAW AND ORDER: SVU
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

BROOKE SHIELDS is set to guest star on “Law & Order: SVU” in a recurring role that will shake up Benson's (Mariska Hargitay) world this season.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at HAMLET at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for William Shakespeare's exhilarating tragedy Hamlet, one of the greatest plays ever written. The Globe's Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein returns to the outdoor festival stage, with a cast featuring some of the nation's finest classical actors, to bring Shakespeare's iconic play to life. Revenge thriller, ghost story, psychological drama, political epic, and family saga, all packed in one, with unforgettable characters, theatrical masterstrokes, and world-famous lines. The Prince of Denmark comes home from college to find his father dead, his mother remarried to his uncle, and a spine-chilling apparition roaming the palace grounds. Hamlet plays August 6 - September 10, 2017, in the outdoor Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. Previews run August 6-11, with opening night on Saturday, August 12 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets start at $30 and are on sale now to the general public. (more...)

FRIDAY 5 (+1): THE FANTASTICKS' Leach, Beckett and Hargis
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 11, 2017

Stars Jacqueline Leach, Lucas Beckett and Jeremy Hargis took time from their packed schedules to tell us more about themselves, as well as to offer some reasons why audiences should come see their show. Read all about it in the latest Friday 5 (+1) and make your reservations quickly - the show is bound to sell out! (more...)

WNO to Open New Season with AIDA, Featuring RETNA and Jessica Lang Dance
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Washington National Opera (WNO) opens its 2017-2018 season with a new production of Verdi's grand Egyptian epic Aida, September 9-23, 2017, in the Kennedy Center Opera House. (more...)

Sony/ATV Is No. 1 Music Publisher for Five Consecutive Years
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Sony/ATV Music Publishing has achieved the incredible accomplishment of five consecutive years as the No. 1 music publisher in the U.S. (more...)

McGill/McHale Trio Makes Recording Debut With 'Portraits' on Cedille Records
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

The McGill/McHale Trio, whose members are Demarre McGill, principal flute of the Seattle Symphony Orchestra; his brother Anthony McGill, principal clarinet of the New York Philharmonic; and Irish pianist Michael McHale, makes its recording debut with 'Portraits - Works for Flute, Clarinet & Piano' on Cedille Records. (more...)

Disney's Garrett Clayton to Reprise Role in SLEEPING BEAUTY AND HER WINTER KNIGHT at Theatre Under The STars
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Disney star, Garrett Clayton, will reprise his role in the Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) and Lythgoe Family Panto (LFP) holiday production of SLEEPING BEAUTY AND HER WINTER KNIGHT. (more...)

Theatre, Music, Poetry and More Slated for Irish Arts Center's Fall 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Irish Arts Center (IAC), the arts and cultural center dedicated to projecting a dynamic image of Ireland and Irish America for the 21st century, has announced its fall 2017 season. The lineup epitomizes IAC's commitment to building community with a diversity of arts institutions, artists and audiences - in New York, across America, and abroad. (more...)

The Muny's NEWSIES Takes Over BroadwayWorld on Twitter Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

BroadwayWorld is excited to announce that The Muny's production of NEWSIES takes over our Twitter and Instagram today! Spencer Davis Milford will take over our Twitter and Tessa Grady will take over our Instagram. (more...)

Guest Blog: Slung Low's Alan Lane Talks FLOOD On BBC Two
by Guest Blog: Alan Lane - Aug 10, 2017

I'm stood on a piece of floating steel deck tied to a 16ft fishing boat full of 20 volunteers from the Hull UK City of Culture 2017 volunteer pool. All of which is floating in the 100m sq canal basin in the middle of the Victoria Dock housing estate. (more...)

Sam O.B. (fka Obey City) Shares New Single 'Balance' ft. Olga Bell
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

“Balance” ft. Olga Bella is the final single from NYC based Sam O.B.'s debut Positive Noise, out tomorrow on LuckyMe Records. Listen here (more...)

Scoop: ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING on THE CW - Saturday, September 2, 2017
by - Aug 10, 2017

Get all the scoop on ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING, airing on THE CW on Saturday, September 2, 2017! (more...)

2017-18 THEATER SEASON: Philadelphia Area and South Jersey
by Pati Buehler - Aug 10, 2017

90 minuets from Broadway takes you to some of the best theater entertainment in the Delaware Valley. Whether its in the bustling city of Philly, one of its neighboring suburbs... or a short drive across the bridge to South Jersey. Support your local Theaters in your towns. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: A Day At The Fringe- Sian Rowland
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Aug 10, 2017

Playwright Sian Rowland blogs for BWW to give us an idea of a typical day for her at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

The Sleepy Hollow Experience Returns to Old Sturbridge Village
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

After more than 30 sold-out performances last year, Old Sturbridge Village (OSV) once again brings Serenbe Playhouse's The Sleepy Hollow Experience to the living history museum this fall. The immersive, outdoor theatrical performance has become New England's newest Halloween tradition. Tickets for this fall's run are on sale now at www.sleepyhollowosv.org.      (more...)

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