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Broadway in Boston's WIZARD OF OZ Tickets Now On-Sale to the Public
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Broadway In Boston announced today that tickets for the upcoming Boston engagement of THE WIZARD OF OZ, will go on sale to the public on Sunday, September 10, 2017. THE WIZARD OF OZ will play a limited five performances at the Boston Opera House January 12-14, 2018 as part of the 2017-2018 Lexus Broadway In Boston Season. (more...)

Walla Walla's ADAM WEST DAY Unveils Official Poster and New Festivities
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Holy celebration, Batman! Walla Walla has added to its day to honor legendary actor Adam West. Walla Walla is celebrating the life of its favorite son on Tuesday, Sept. 19 - known the world over as Batman and later the voice of Mayor Adam West on the show The Family Guy - in a way that only West's hometown can. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Davis Gaines and More in MAN OF LA MANCHA at Orlando Shakes
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Broadway veteran Davis Gaines and innovative in-the-round seating are featured in Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF's (Orlando Shakes) production of Man of La Mancha. The multi-Tony Award-winning musical runs now through October 8, 2017 in the Margeson Theater. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Pride Films and Plays presents HIS GREATNESS, 10/17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Three men - a great American playwright, his trusted and loyal assistant, and a young Canadian street hustler - find themselves together for two days in a hotel room in Vancouver. The ensuing battle for power, love and loyalty is frequently funny, engagingly dark and ultimately moving. HIS GREATNESS, inspired by a 'potentially true story' during the declining days of Tennessee Williams, is an intimate insight into the mind of a familiar public figure, grappling with the loss of former glory and desperate for a return to form and success. Pride Films and Plays will stage the play from October 14 November 12, 2017 in The Buena, the 50-seat venue of the Pride Arts Center. The Buena is located at 4147 N. Broadway, Chicago. The press opening will be Tuesday, October 17 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Winner Announced for Eighth Season of MASTERCHEF
by TV News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Last night, Season Eight of MASTERCHEF came to an unforgettable conclusion as Emmy Award-nominated host, judge and executive producer Gordon Ramsay, along with fellow judges Christina Tosi and Aar n S nchez and finale guest judge Joe Bastianich, named Dino Luciano the winner. (more...)

Africa's New Gold Rush
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

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Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for 9/21/17
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 21, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

The 6th Annual BIG CITY IMPROV FESTIVAL Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

The Big City Improv Festival (BCIF) is happy to announce the first wave of programming for the sixth annual festival. Big City Improv Festival, Canada's largest improv showcase, will present the best improvisers from across North America from October 13 - 21, 2017 at five venues in Toronto. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 21, 2017
by - Sep 21, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 21 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

World Premiere of Grammy-Winner Victor Vanacore's LA SORGENTE Set for John Anson Ford Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Grammy Award-winning conductor/composer Victor Vanacore, at the nexus of popular and classical music for 30 years, conducts the highly anticipated world premiere of his latest work, La Sorgente, a collection of 10 neo-classical arias composed to the poetry of Pope John Paul II, on Sunday, October 8, 2017, 7:30 pm, at the John Anson Ford Theatres in Hollywood. (more...)

Michael McKean Returns to Host New Season of Cooking Channel's FOOD: FACT OR FICTION?, 10/22
by TV News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Acclaimed actor Michael McKean takes viewers on a culinary journey to help unwrap the mythology and adages behind some of our favorite foods, in a new season of FOOD: FACT OR FICTION? premiering Sunday, October 22nd at 10:00pm ET/7:00pm PT on Cooking Channel. (more...)

Photo Flash: Kate Baldwin and Kate Shindle Honored as 'Actors of the Year' by Sarah Siddons Society of Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The Sarah Siddons Society of Chicago honored its 2017 recipients of the prestigious Actor of the Year Award in a lavish event this week at the Hilton Orrington Hotel in Evanston. Kate Baldwin, this year's HELLO DOLLY! Tony nominee for Best Supporting Actress, and Kate Shindle, 1998 Miss America, and current star of the national tour of FUN HOME, received their award at a Gala Awards event on Monday, September 18th, at the Hilton Orrington Hotel in Evanston. Both Baldwin and Shindle are alumnae of the Northwestern University Theatre Program. BroadwayWorld has photos from the event below! (more...)

North Coast Rep to Revive American Classic OF MICE AND MEN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

For its second play of Season 36, North Coast Rep is reviving John Steinbeck's classic drama novella-turned play, OF MICE AND MEN. (more...)

WAISTWATCHERS THE MUSICAL Returns to Sacramento, 10/18-11/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

After last summer's successful runs in Sacramento, Walnut Creek, and San Jose, Alan Jacobson's WaistWatchers The Musical! returns to the 24th Street Theatre in Sacramento October 18-November 19, 2017. (more...)

KRIS KRINGLE THE MUSICAL, Featuring Cathy Rigby & Pamela Myers, to Bring Christmas Magic to Town Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Launch the holiday season with KRIS KRINGLE The Musical. Featuring Tony Award nominees Cathy Rigby (Peter Pan, Seussical) and Pamela Myers (Company, Into the Woods), KRIS KRINGLE The Musical plays two performances, Friday, November 24 at 3PM and 8PM, at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street, NYC). (more...)

VIDEO: Maddie Ziegler & Sia Reunite in Video for MY LITTLE PONY: THE MOVIE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Maddie Ziegler reunites with Sia in the video for the new song 'Rainbow,' written by Sia for the soundtrack of MY LITTLE PONY: THE MOVIE. Ziegler, best known for her appearance on the reality series DANCE MOMS, first worked with Sia in her 2014 music video for 'Chandelier'. (more...)

Tony Bennett, Todrick Hall and More Among La Mirada Theatre's 40th Anniversary Special Events Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts Producing Artistic Director BT McNicholl announced today its celebratory 40th Anniversary season of truly fantastic, fabulous and phenomenal special events! (more...)

Irish Rep's Immersive THE DEAD, 1904 Slates Off-Broadway Return
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre and Dot Dot Productions, in association with The American Irish Historical Society, have announced the return of THE DEAD, 1904. (more...)

The George Gee Swing Orchestra To Open Jazz Showcase Season at the Bickford Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The George Gee Swing Orchestra opens the new expanded jazz showcase season at the Bickford Theatre in Morristown on Thursday, September 28. One of the most popular big bands in the world, the George Gee Swing Orchestra will appear for the first time at the intimate theatre. The concert begins at 7:30. The food truck picnic, which was extremely popular for Summer Jazzfest, will begin at 5:00 for those who want to enjoy some early fall tailgating. All seats for the concert are reserved and available online at www.morrismuseum.org or by phone at 973-971-3706. (more...)

Intel CEO To Keynote Global Automotive Summit In Detroit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

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Toronto Critic Robert Cushman Announces Departure from The National Post
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

In his review for The Shaw Festival's Androcles and the Lion, National Post critic Robert Cushman announced his next column would be his last. (more...)

Original 'Man in Chair' to Return to City Center in HEY, LOOK ME OVER!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Bob Martin, nominated for a Tony Award for his role in The Drowsy Chaperone (which he also co-wrote), will return to his chair in Hey, Look Me Over!, the original Encores! production that opens the 25th anniversary season. (more...)

Go Over The Rainbow As WIZARD OF OZ Continues North West Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Following on from its hugely successful run of performances at Stockport Plaza in August, The Wizard of Oz is back on the yellow brick road and heading towards Southport, Liverpool and Rhyl this October to continue its North West tour! (more...)

Blackmore's Night Announces 'Winter Carol' With Three New Songs
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Ritchie Blackmore has been known worldwide for his guitar shredding in Deep Purple and Rainbow. He has also shown hints of his penchant for medieval music in both of those bands. (more...)

Scoop: BLACK-ISH on ABC - Tuesday, October 3, 2017
by - Sep 18, 2017

Get all the scoop on BLACK-ISH, airing on ABC on Tuesday, October 3, 2017! (more...)

Riverside Theatres Presents Spot On Children's Festival this Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Riverside Theatres has compiled some of the best children's entertainment from around the country for its sixth annual Spot On Children's Festival, presented during the school holidays from 26th to 30th September. (more...)

Ain't They Proud: Take a Look Back at BANDSTAND
by Marissa Sblendorio - Sep 17, 2017

The Tony Award-winning production of the new American musical Bandstand, directed and choreographed by three-time Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton, In The Heights) and featuring music by Richard Oberacker and a book and lyrics by Robert Taylor and Richard Oberacker, will conclude its run on Broadway today, Sunday, September, 17, 2017 following 24 previews and 166 regular performances. Bandstand began performances on March 31, 2017, and officially opened April 26 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. (more...)

BWW Interview: Meet Broadway's Top Legal Eagle, Mark Sendroff
by Robert Diamond - Sep 15, 2017

Billy Flynn might get all the attention, but Broadway's real, go-to man of the law is Mark Sendroff. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 15, 2017
by - Sep 15, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 15 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW Review: PRISM, Hampstead Theatre
by Alistair Wilkinson - Sep 15, 2017

Jack Cardiff, OBE was a British cinematographer, director and photographer. His career lasted through many decades, spanning from the development of cinema, to silent film, and through to the experimentation of using Technicolor. His best-known work is his influential colour cinematography used by directors such as John Huston and Alfred Hitchcock. Cardiff's life is reviewed in Prism, playing at the Hampstead Theatre. (more...)

Faith Prince and Seth Rudetsky Come to NOCCA Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Faith Prince--Tony Award-winner for her performance in Guys and Dolls--makes her debut on Mark Cortale's Broadway @ NOCCA concert series next Friday, September 22 at 8PM, as a benefit for the The NOCCA Institute. (more...)

GREASE, Starring Tom Parker and Danielle Hope, Comes to the Marlowe This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

The Wanted's Tom Parker makes his theatre debut as Danny Zuko in Grease, at The Marlowe Theatre next month (October). (more...)


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Dolly Parton to Appear on ACM Honors & 69th Primetime Emmy Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Country music icon Dolly Parton will be all over television this weekend as pre-orders begin for her first children's album I Believe In You available here. Parton first appears on the ACM Honors on Friday, September 15 where she will accept the Gary Haber Lifting Lives Award before heading to the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards on September 17. (more...)

UMS Announces No Safety Net Theater Festival with Focus on Contemporary Social Issues
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

The University Musical Society of the University of Michigan (UMS) announces No Safety Net, a three-week theater festival of four productions that foster timely conversations around slavery, terrorism, transgender identity, and radical wellness and healing. (more...)

Sony/ATV Music Publishing Promotes Dan Nelson to SVP, International
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Sony/ATV Music Publishing has promoted Dan Nelson to Senior Vice President, International, based in the company's London office. (more...)

New Faces, New Flubs! THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG to Welcome New Company This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

A new school year is beginning at Cornley University this fall as the Tony Award-winning Broadway production of Mischief Theatre's The Play That Goes Wrong, which has inexplicably become longest-running play currently on Broadway, welcomes a new company beginning Tuesday, September 19th. (more...)

Tigre Burning Bright: Banda Magda's Cinematic Tales of Courage and Persistence
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The lightbulb went on. Composer, multi-instrumentalist, and firecracker performer Magda Giannikou suddenly understood: The world needed more light, and she was determined to bring it. (more...)

Original LENNON Stars Will Chase, Mandy Gonzalez and More to Reunite in Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Members of the original Broadway company of LENNON, which opened on Broadway in 2005, will reunite for a concert presentation of the musical at Feinstein's/54 Below on Monday, October 9th, 2017, at 9:30pm. (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for September 13, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 13, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

Tech Armor Announces New Screen Protectors for Apple iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

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Linda Glick to Debut TEACH ME TONIGHT at Pangea This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Singer Linda Glick has been described as 'full of grace and dignity, leavened by a touch of continental cynicism' (Backstage, Eric Haagensen). She will unveil her newest cabaret show, 'Teach Me Tonight,' from October 18 to November 10 at Pangea Restaurant & Supper Club, 178 Second Ave. (betw. 11th & 12th Streets). (more...)

Cole Escola, Ute Lemper, Justin Sayre and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its nightly performances, tomorrow, September 13, through September 24. Scroll down for details! (more...)

The Love Show Presents Gl'AMOUR! at House of Yes
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

House of Yes & The Love Show present Gl'Amour!, an evening of opulence, feathers, rhinestones, romance, champagne, showgirls and showboys! (more...)

Registration Opens for PPT's Youth Theatre Academy
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Piedmont Players Theatre (PPT) is excited to announce the 4th season of its Youth Theatre Academy. Directed by Director and Choreographer Gwen Matthews, the program is designed around students who have a passion for theatre and a desire to improve their skills and techniques. Matthews will guide students through a structured curriculum spanning 14 weeks, beginning next month. Students will continue to develop their craft and learn how to take their theater performance to the next level. (more...)

GREAT COMET, BANDSTAND and More Take Home 2017 Chita Rivera Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Winners for the 2017 Chita Rivera Awards were announced this evening at The Al Hirschfeld Theatre. (more...)

Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra Sets 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

The Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra (COYO) and its new Music Director, Vinay Parameswaran, today announced details of the 2017-18 season. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes Broadway Star and Recording Artist Morgan James
by Theater People Podcast - Sep 11, 2017

On Monday, September 11, Theater People podcast welcomes Broadway favorite Morgan James. For the episode, James shares her story of first moving to New York City to attend the Julliard School as a voice major. Attending Julliard had been a life-long dream and when she was wait listed, she had to get creative in order to make her admission a reality. After graduating and deciding to pursue a career in musical theater, James struggled to find work and had to figure out how she best fit into 'the business.' (more...)

ZERAFFA GIRAFFA, WOW! SAID THE OWL and More Coming to Little Angel Theatre in 2017-18
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Little Angel Theatre has announced its new season, running September 2017 - February 2018. (more...)

Heaven & Earth to Release Fourth Studio Album 'Hard To Kill,' 9/29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Quarto Valley Records is thrilled to announce the September 29 release of 'Hard To Kill,' the fourth studio album from Los Angeles-based hard rockers Heaven & Earth. (more...)

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