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James Monroe Iglehart to Voice 'The Demon' During California's Great America's Halloween Haunt
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Tony Award-winning Broadway superstar James Monroe Iglehart will voice the menacing character of The Demon for the pre-show and on-ride music during the roller coaster's Halloween Haunt overlay, DEMON: RE-IGNITED! (more...)

Kaki King Debuts 'Hababout' via Relix Magazine
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Days away from the release of Kaki King's first new album in over two years, the renowned guitarist is debuting another track recorded live at Berklee. Hababout , streaming exclusively via Relix, is the only previously unreleased track on the album (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for HAIR's Immersive 50th Anniversary Production at The Vaults
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

The rock musical HAIR opens at London's fully immersive Off-West-End theatre, The Vaults, from Wednesday 4 October 2017 and is now to run to Saturday 13 January 2018. Opening night will be on Wednesday 11 October 2017, and the 50th Anniversary Gala will be held on Tuesday 17 October. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

PHOTO FLASH: Meet the Cast of SMU Family Weekend Musical's INTO THE WOODS
by Kyle Christopher West - Sep 21, 2017

Over the river and through the woods we go! For the second year in a row, Southern Methodist University student organizations Program Council (PC) and SMU Student Theatre (SMUST) bring Family Weekend Musical to SMU's campus. The SMU PC and SMUST team that brought you the past three 24-Hour Musical shows will collaborate this fall to tackle Stephen Sondheim's critically acclaimed classic, Into the Woods. (more...)

Judy Garland Costumes and More Up for Auction in Los Angeles
by Movies News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Julien's Auctions, the world-record breaking auction house, has announced its highly anticipated event Icons & Idols: Hollywood AND MORE to take place on November 17, 2017 at their pop up auction gallery 805 North La Cienega Boulevard, Los Angeles, California and live online. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Today for THE BODYGUARD, Starring Deborah Cox, at The Smith Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

The Smith Center for the Performing Arts has announced that the first U.S. National tour of the hit musical THE BODYGUARD, will play Reynolds Hall from Tuesday, Nov. 21 to Sunday, Nov. 26. Tickets go on sale today, Sept. 21. For tickets and more information, visit TheSmithCenter.com. (more...)

The Shelters Debut Video for 'Gold' Live from Hyde Park London
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Breakout Los Angeles based rock band The Shelters debut a live video for their track Gold, which was recorded in London's Hyde Park as part of the British Summer Time festival. (more...)

Stageworks Rings in the Holidays with A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Stageworks Theatre announces its holiday show of the 2017-2018 season, A Christmas Story: The Musical, lyrics written by Pasek & Paul and based on the movie and book titled the same by Joseph Robinette. (more...)

Global Big Data Market 2017-2030 - $76 Billion Opportunities
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

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Natural Disasters Encourage Web Accessibility Discussion
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

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Trump Musical Revue ME THE PEOPLE to Play Final Shows This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

As previously announced, Me The People: The Trump America Musical, the new musical revue with a book and lyrics by Nancy Holson (Bush Wars, The News in Revue on PBS - five Emmy Awards, Ludwig Live!), will close Sunday, September 24 after playing 71 performances (including 8 previews) to enthusiastic summer crowds at off-Broadway's Triad Theatre (158 W. 72nd Street between Amsterdam and Columbus Avenues). Audiences have only three more performances to catch it! (more...)

PlayMakers Rep's Vivienne Benesch Receives Prestigious Zelda Fichandler Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Vivienne Benesch, Producing Artistic Director of PlayMakers Repertory Company, is the recipient of the 2017 Zelda Fichandler Award, given by the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation. (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...)

Pret A Manger Introduces WonderFall Menu, Embracing the Flavors of Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Pret's WonderFall Menu features a variety of 15 new and returning products, including a guest favorite, the Fall Harvest Salad. The seasonal menu offers a range of salads, sandwiches, soups and three-barista prepaRed drinks, all prepaRed in Pret shop kitchens using natural, ethically-sourced ingRedients. (more...)

Chart-topping Country Star Dustin Lynch Brings Exclusive Clothing Line To Evine
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Evine Live Inc. ( Evine ) (NASDAQ:EVLV), a multiplatform interactive digital commerce company (evine.com), today announced its partnership with Platinum-selling country star Dustin Lynch, and the launch of his new clothing collection, Stay Country. (more...)

Jo Lampert, Alex Esola, and More to Star in Reading Caridad Svich's FUEL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

NoPassport Theatre Alliance and Press presents reading of OBIE-winner Caridad Svich's new play FUEL starring Jo Lampert (JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE, the Public), Alex Esola (A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE, Broadway), Luis Vega (TELL HECTOR I MISS HIM, Atlantic Theater Company), Sofia Jean Gomez (ANGELS IN AMERICA Parts 1 and 2, Signature Theatre Company), and Charlie Pollock (TV's THE GOOD WIFE) on October 4, 2017 at 7 p.m. at the Sheen Center Studio B under Erin Ortman's direction. (more...)

BWW Interview: Devon Mahon - Creating Fusions of Styles
by Jeanmarie Simpson - Sep 21, 2017

Devon Mahon is a delightful actor whom I've seen in several performances, including at Brelby in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and Unexpected and at B3 in Droppin' Johns. Earlier this week, I reviewed Brelby's production of his first full-lenghth play, Whisper Sweetly. (more...)

BWW Review: TWYLA THARP DANCE in a Three-Week Engagement at the Joyce
by Sondra Forsyth - Sep 21, 2017

On September 19th 2017, opening night of a three-week engagement by Twyla Tharp Dance at the Joyce Theater, a program insert listed an addition to the roster previously slated for the evening. (more...)

DJ Mag's Top 100 DJs Award Show Returns to AMF
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

AMF, Amsterdam Dance Event's (ADE) largest festival continues to push forward as it announces the return of DJ MAG's Top 100 DJs award show to AMF on the 21st October at Amsterdam ArenA (more...)

BWW Review: THE RED SHOES Captivate LA
by Don Grigware - Sep 21, 2017

Matthew Bourne and his New Adventures Company spell electricity from the getgo. When critics, actors and other fans heard that Bourne was bringing the premiere US production of The Red Shoes to the Ahmanson for two weeks only, it instantly became a hot ticket. Why? What he produces and directs supercedesballet; even wordless, it's as theatrical as you can get with visual images and musical sounds that are super exciting to watch and listen to...and the music of Bernard Herrmann accompanying this piece is one of the greatest treats imaginable. (more...)

VIDEO: Liza Minnelli Proves She's Still Got Vocal Chops!
by Stage Tube - Sep 20, 2017

Stage and screen legend Liza Minnelli has one of the most recognizable voices of her generation, and at the tender age of 71, she's still got it! Watch below as the beloved Broadway star sings a little tune to prove that her voice is as strong as always. (more...)

UP THE RABBIT HOLE Starts Tomorrow at Theater for the New City
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

UP THE RABBIT HOLE, a new play by Andy Halliday and directed by G.R. Johnson, presented by Theater for the New City (Crystal Field, Executive Director) begins performances tomorrow, Thursday, September 21st, at Theater for the New City (155 1st Avenue at 10th Street). The play will open Tuesday, September 26th and run through Sunday, October 15th. (more...)

BWW Interview: HELLO AGAIN Director Tom Gustafson
by Misha Davenport - Sep 20, 2017

WW Interview: HELLO AGAIN Director Tom Gustafson (more...)

Sebastian Chacon Joins THE RAPE OF THE SABINE WOMEN Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The Playwrights Realm has announced that Sebastian Chacon will join the cast for the final performances in the Realm's World Premiere production of Michael Yates Crowley's acclaimed The Rape of the Sabine Women by Grace B. Matthias. (more...)

International Black Film Festival of Nashville Celebrates 11 Years This October
by Movies News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The 11th Annual International Black Film Festival of Nashville will be held October 5-8 at various locations throughout the city. To purchase festival passes, please visit ibffevents.com. (more...)

Academy Theatre Brings STEEL MAGNOLIAS To The Stage this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The Academy Theatre is bringing the heartfelt comedy Steel Magnolias by Robert Harling to the stage! Lynna Schmidt is producing, directing, and starring as M'Lynn. (more...)

'Hired Gun' Original Music Score by The Crystal Method THE CRYSTAL METHOD Out 9/22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

In the documentary film HiRed Gun: Out of the Shadows, Into the Spotlight, an elite group of 'First Call, A-List' musicians share their behind-the scene stories of touring, what it takes to play next to the world's most iconic musicians and create some of the world's most popular songs. (more...)

Shakira Tops Nominees for LATIN AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS; Full List
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Telemundo announced today the list of nominees for the third annual Latin American Music Awards (Latin AMAs). Shakira topped the list with nine nominations, followed closely by Maluma with eight, while Daddy Yankee, Enrique Iglesias, Luis Fonsi, Nicky Jam, Prince Royce and Romeo Santos garneRed five each. (more...)

Lineup Announced for 4th Annual Detroit Fringe Forward Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The 4th Annual Detroit Fringe Forward Festival, #DFFF2017, is here! The fest brings together performing artists from across the Midwest for a four-day exploratory, immersive, and experimental entourage of performing, visual and fringe theatre, open to all. (more...)

Roger Allam, Stephanie Cole, and More To Join Peter Nichols On Stage At The British Library
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

To mark the 90th birthday, of one of the UK's greatest living playwrights, Peter Nichols, The British Library will be hosting an evening, celebrating the man and his work, on Friday 22 September. (more...)

Scoop: THE DEUCE on HBO - October 2017 Episodes
by TV Scoop - Sep 20, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE DEUCE on HBO - October 2017 Episodes (more...)

4th Annual Broadway & Ballet HERO Awards to Honor Rachelle Rak, James Whiteside and Michael Campayno
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

HIV Experience Resources Organization (HERO) will present the fourth annual Broadway & Ballet HERO Awards on October 16th at 8pm at Stage 48, 605 West 48th Street. (more...)

WATCH: Shatterproof Releases New Music Video for 'Definition Of Fine'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The violin-based Alternative band, Shatterproof, have released visuals for their single 'Definition Of Fine'. The track is off of the band's latest self titled EP, recorded at The Blasting Room, produced/engineeRed by Chris Beeble (more...)

Ensemble Theatre Opens Renovated Facilities with THIS RANDOM WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Roll out the Red carpet! Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati begins the 2017-2018 Season in its newly renovated theatre with the charming regional premiere of This Random World, a wistful drama by award-winning playwright Steven Dietz. This funny, intimate, and heartbreaking story about the power of chance takes audiences on a journey of self-discovery. Playing October 10-November 4, 2017. Directed by D. Lynn Meyers. Production sponsor is the Otto M. Budig Family Foundation. (more...)

Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief Raises Over $55 Million
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief today announced that more than $55,000,000 was raised from the one-hour telethon special, which aiRed on Tuesday, September 12. The much needed funds will go to aid people affected by both Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. (more...)

IN THE RED AND BROWN WATER Opens Wirtz Center's Mainstage Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The lyrical and intoxicating story of a young woman's thrust into womanhood and subsequent fall into the murky waters of life, written by Tarell Alvin McCraney, the Academy Award-winning screenwriter of Moonlight, opens Northwestern University's Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts 2017-18 Mainstage season. (more...)

British Singer-Songwriter Julia Fordham to Return to Feinstein's at the Nikko
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Following two previous sold-out engagements, British singer-songwriter Julia Fordham returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko for two performances only Friday, October 13 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, October 14 (8 p.m.). (more...)

Chris Hayes and Joy Reid to Host Global Citizen Festival on MSNBC
by TV News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

On Saturday, September 23rd, the 2017 Global Citizen Festival will air LIVE on MSNBC from The Great Lawn in New York City's Central Park. MSNBC's Global Citizen pre-show featuring global leaders, activists, musicians and celebrity hosts will begin at 3:00 p.m. ET/PT and the Festival commences at 4:00 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

West Coast Premiere of PRIDE AND PREJUDICE Opens 9/29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

On the heels of its groundbreaking Public Works Seattle production of The Odyssey, Seattle Repertory Theatre prepares for the opening of its west coast premiere production of Pride and Prejudice, a playful adaptation of the Jane Austen classic by inventive playwright, Kate Hamill (Bedlam's Sense & Sensibility). Pride and Prejudice will run on the Bagley Wright Theatre stage September 29 through October 29, 2017 (opening night October 4) and tickets are on sale now through the Seattle Rep Box Office at 206.443.2222 or online at SeattleRep.org. (more...)

Pawn Stars UK Star Donates Historic Wartime Artefacts For Display At Epstein Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The Epstein Theatre welcomed Pawn Stars UK star Mark Manning to the venue today who has generously donated significant war time artefacts which will be on display at the Hanover Street venue for a limited time this week. (more...)

Celine Dion Returns to Vegas to Resume Caesars Palace Residency
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Last night, Sept. 19, global music sensation C line Dion returned to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace to resume her Las Vegas residency following a sold-out summer tour that played 25 shows in 15 cities across Europe. (more...)

The Music Center on Location Brings Dance to Culver City
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The Music Center On Location announced the U.S. premiere of Akram Khan's Until the Lions, the retelling of an excerpt from the epic Sanskrit poem the Mahabarata through a synthesis of kathak -- the Indian classical dance form -- and contemporary dance. Part of the 15th season of Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center (Dance at The Music Center), Until the Lions will be performed by the Akram Khan Company at The Culver Studios in Culver City, CA from October 18 21, 2017. (more...)

TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE to Open MAC's 2017-18 Performance Series This Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The McAninch Arts Center (MAC), located at 425 Fawell Blvd on the campus of College of DuPage, opens its 2017-2018 Performance Series as special one-night-only presentation of North America tour of the LPP Theatricals, LLC production of 'Tuesdays with Morrie' by Mitch Albom, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher, directed by Ron Ulrich and starring 'M*A*S*H' Jamie Farr, and co-starring David Keeley. (more...)

KIDS REALLY ROCK Celebrates 5th Year as Largest Family Festival in New England
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The largest family music festival in the Northeast, Kids Really Rock celebrates its 5th year on Sunday, October 1, 11 am to 5 pm at The Lawn On D PoweRed by Citizens Bank, 420 D Street, Boston. Kids Really Rock is a free, full day family experience welcoming more than 6,000 attendees to two fun-filled performance stages featuring nationally-acclaimed, family-friendly bands as well as hands-on art and activities centeRed on kindness and building community. (more...)

Rockers Join 3rd Annual 'Bowl for Ronnie' Benefiting the Dio Cancer Fund
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The third annual BOWL FOR RONNIE Celebrity Bowling Tournament, benefiting the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund (www.diocancerfund.org), will take place on Friday, October 6, 2017 at Pinz Bowling Center in Studio City, California. (more...)

Max Crumm & Lucy DeVito to Lead Romantic Comedy HOT MESS Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

HOT MESS, a romantic comedy by Dan Rothenberg (Suburban Boy; Regretrosexual) and Colleen Crabtree (The Tragic and Horrible Life of the Singing Nun, The Groundlings), and directed by Jonathan Silverstein (tick, tick...BOOM; John & Jen; The Temperamentals), will play The Jerry Orbach Theater at The Theater Center (1627 Broadway at 50th Street) beginning November 7th and opening on November 16th, it was announced today by producers Jay Alix and Una Jackman. (more...)

Playmakers Rep's Vivienne Benesch Receives SDCF's 2017 Zelda Fichandler Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF) announces that Vivienne Benesch, of Playmakers Repertory Theater (Chapel Hill, NC), is the recipient of the 2017 Zelda Fichandler Award. (more...)

Langston Hughes Play ARE YOU NOW OR HOW YOU EVER BEEN... Opens at MetroStage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Producing Artistic Director Carolyn Griffin is pleased to announce that the play Are You Now or Have You Ever Been , a play written and conceived by Carlyle Brown and directed by MetroStage Artistic Associate Thomas W. Jones II with original music by William Knowles, will be in performance Oct. 5-Nov. 5 at MetroStage. (more...)

The New Colony presents PUNK This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The New Colony concludes its 2017 Season with the world premiere of Michael Allen Harris' prison drama PUNK, co-directed by Diana Raiselis and Katrina Dion, playing October 4 November 5, 2017 at The New Colony's resident home, The Den Theatre's Upstairs Main Stage, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. Tickets go on sale Thursday, September 21, 2017 at www.thenewcolony.org. The press opening is Tuesday, October 10 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: Matthew Bourne's THE RED SHOES Tour Celebrates Starry Opening at the Ahmanson
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The Matthew Bourne / New Adventures production of 'The Red Shoes,' presented by Center Theatre Group and Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center, is making its American premiere now through October 1, 2017 in Los Angeles. Opening night was last night, September 19, and BroadwayWorld has photos from the curtain call and starry festivities below! (more...)

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