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Theatre Under The Stars Casts Local Actress Simone Gundy in Lead Role for MEMPHIS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

Houston actress, Simone Gundy, who competed on Season 11 of The Voice , will star as Felicia in Theatre Under The Stars' (TUTS) upcoming production of MEMPHIS! (more...)

Keigwin + Company to Premiere Two New Pieces Set to Bernstein
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

KEIGWIN + COMPANY makes their Soraya debut on Saturday, February 3 with an all-Bernstein program, which includes two world premieres with live musical accompaniment: Three Plus One performed to Bernstein's Piano Trio and Sonata to Bernstein's Sonata for Clarinet and Piano, both commissioned by The Soraya. (more...)

Jef Hall-Flavin To End Tenure As Executive Director Of The Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

Jef Hall-Flavin will step down later this year as Executive Director of the Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival, a four-day international event that will run from September 27-30, 2018. (more...)

San Jose and Raleigh are Zillow's Hottest Housing Markets for 2018
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

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HBO Debuts Comedy Series BARRY Starring Bill Hader, 3/25
by TV News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

HBO comedy series BARRY will debut SUNDAY, MARCH 25 (10:30-11:00 p.m. ET/PT). BARRY is a dark comedy starring Bill Hader as a depressed, low-Rent hitman from the Midwest. Lonely and dissatisfied in his life, he reluctantly travels to Los Angeles to execute a hit on an aspiring actor. (more...)

The Public Announces Full Cast of THE LOW ROAD
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced complete casting today for the New York premiere of THE LOW ROAD, written by Tony and Pulitzer Prize winner Bruce Norris. Directed by Tony Award nominee Michael Greif, THE LOW ROAD is part of The Public's Astor Anniversary Season at their landmark downtown home on Lafayette Street, celebrating 50 years of new work and the 50th Anniversary of HAIR. (more...)

Prologis Completes 13 Build-to-Suit Development Projects in the Second Half of 2017 Totaling more than 4.7 Million Square Feet
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

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Joshua Redman Quartet to Play the Boulder Theater This Summer
by Danielle Gutierrez - Jan 9, 2018

Joshua Redman Quartet will play the Boulder Theater this summer. Tickets on sale January 12th. (more...)

This Week at 54 Below: Matthew Morrison, Kelli O'Hara, Eva Noblezada, Brandon Uranowitz and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

This week at Feinstein's/54 Below The Drowsy Chaperone In Concert, Matthew Morrison, 54 Sings Jason Mraz, The Skivvies and more! (more...)

BWW Review: Sacramento Had it Coming! THE MUSICAL OF MUSICALS-THE MUSICAL Returns to Sacramento Theatre Company
by Courtney Symes - Jan 8, 2018

Musical theatre lovers, rejoice! The Musical of Musicals-the Musical! has returned to Sacramento and promises an evening of melodrama, satire, and comedy. Composed by the co-creator of last season's The Donner Party, Eric Rockwell, with lyrics by Joanne Bogart, the show parodies some of Broadway's greatest composers while paying homage to their brilliance. (more...)

Natalie Charle Ellis and F. Michael Haynie Headline Next Madame's Soiree, January 18
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

Cabaret patroness Madame Mathieu has selected Natalie Charle Ellis (School of Rock, Les Miserables), and F. Michael Haynie (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Wicked) as guests of honor at the January 18th edition of the Bistro Awards Critics' Pick Madame Mathieu's Soiree. The duo will perform alongside a distinguished group of artists from a variety of disciplines in the first edition of Season 3 of the show. The winners of the first ever Denovan Residencies, the most comprehensive development grants in New York cabaret, will be announced at the event. (more...)

Evan Ruggiero & Gemma Bond Named Winners of 2018 Clive Barnes Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

The Clive Barnes Foundation announced today, Monday, January 8, 2018, that Evan Ruggiero(Bastard Jones) has won the Eighth Annual Clive Barnes Award for Theater. Mr. Ruggiero received his award alongside Gemma Bond (American Ballet Theatre) who was named the recipient of theEighth Annual Clive Barnes Award for Dance. The announcement was made at the Eighth Annual Clive Barnes Awards ceremony, which was held at The Walter Reade Theatre at Lincoln Center. (more...)

Adam Heller and Julia Knitel Star in A LETTER TO HARVEY MILK
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

The musical A LETTER TO HARVEY MILK will debut Off-Broadway at Theatre Row's Acorn Theatre (410 W 42 Street), beginning performances on February 21, opening on March 6, running through May 13, 2018. Tickets are $79 - $99 and can be purchased at Telecharge.com or by calling 212-239-6200. (more...)

Train Lead Singer Pat Monahan to Make Broadway Debut in ROCKTOPIA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

The producers of the international music sensation ROCKTOPIA are thrilled to announce that the Grammy Award-winning and multi-platinum-selling lead singer of Train, Pat Monahan, will make his Broadway debut during the first three weeks of the run, March 20 April 8, 2018. (more...)

Scoop: Coming Up on SUPERIOR DONUTS on CBS - Monday, January 29, 2018
by TV Scoop - Jan 16, 2018

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on SUPERIOR DONUTS, airing on CBS on Monday, January 29, 2018! (more...)

Winners Announced For The 2017 BroadwayWorld Mexico Awards!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

The votes have been counted... Check out the fill list of winners for the 2017 BWW Regional Awards! (more...)

Amazon Studios Signs Overall Deal with Emmy-Nominated Creator Sharon Horgan
by TV News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

Amazon Studios today announced it has closed an exclusive two-year overall deal with Emmy-nominated writer and creator Sharon Horgan (Catastrophe). (more...)

Celebration Presents The Los Angeles Intimate Theatre Premiere of PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

Celebration presents under the artistic direction of Michael Matthews & Michael A. Shepperd, the second show in its 2017-2018 season, the Los Angeles intimate theatre premiere of PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT The Musical,book by Stephan Elliott and Allan Scott, based on the Latent Image/Specific Films Motion Picture Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., presented in special arrangement with Theatrical Rights Worldwide (TRW) with choreography by Roman Pantoja, musical direction by Jennifer Lin, directed by Jessica Hanna and produced by Stephen Soucy and Jay Marcus. (more...)

FRIGID New York will present the 12TH ANNUAL FRIGID FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

FRIGID New York will present the 12th Annual FRIGID Festival at The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery) and UNDER St. Marks (94 St. Marks Place between 1st Avenue and Avenue A) February 14-March 4. Founded in 2007, FRIGID is an open and uncensored theatre festival that gives artists an opportunity to let their ingenuity thrive in a venue that values freedom of expression and artistic determination. In true support of our Indie Theater Community, 100% of box office proceeds will go directly to the artists whose work is being presented. FRIGID is here to chill out the New York independent theatre scene's ideas of what a theatre festival can be! (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Broadway Bound ROCKTOPIA Meets The Press
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jan 16, 2018

This spring, the international music sensation Rocktopia will rock Broadway for six epic weeks, March 20 April 29, 2018 at The Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway). Set to open on March 27, 2018, Rocktopia is an explosive musical event that fuses the most iconic 20th-Century rock with world-renowned classical compositions. Five world-class vocalists backed by a full symphony orchestra, an electrifying rock band and a choir take music itself to electrifying new heights. The anthems of Queen and Journey meet the odes of Beethoven. The power ofZeppelin merges with the poetry of Puccini. The greatness of The Who blends with the grandeur of Strauss. This is the one-of-a-kind sound of ROCKTOPIA. The cast met the press this week. See photos from the rockin' event below! (more...)

SEEK Event to Brings Students to RENT at the Walton Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2018

College students and young professionals from around the region are invited to the next SEEK Fayetteville event on Sunday, March 4 from 7:30-11:30 pm. Presented by Walton Arts Center, SEEK includes a full evening of entertainment for one low price. (more...)

Scoop: Coming Up on SUPERIOR DONUTS on CBS - Monday, January 15, 2018
by TV Scoop - Jan 15, 2018

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on SUPERIOR DONUTS , airing on CBS on Monday, January 15, 2018! (more...)

Winners Announced For The 2017 BroadwayWorld Long Island Awards; Gateway's RENT Wins Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2018

The votes have been counted... Check out the fill list of winners for the 2017 BWW Regional Awards! (more...)

BWW Interview: Adam Pascal Discusses Life, Work, and the National Tour of SOMETHING ROTTEN!
by Amanda England - Jan 14, 2018

Just how good is it the be The Bard? BroadwayWorld spoke with the man himself - Adam Pascal - to find out. Pascal is best known by fans as the actor who originated the role of Roger Davis in Rent. He is curRently playing Shakespeare in the SOMETHING ROTTEN! national tour, which is headed back to DFW this week. (more...)

'Diamonds to Dust,' a Film About Jayne Mansfield finally Released on DVD & BluRay
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2018

Sixty years ago tonight actress Jayne Mansfield married Bodybuilder Mickey Hargitay at the Wayfarers Chapel in Palos Verde, California. (more...)

Idina Menzel is 'Looking Forward' to Participating in the Los Angeles Womens' March This Month
by Stephanie Wild - Jan 13, 2018

Broadway and Frozen superstar Idina Menzel has taken to Twitter to mention that she will be attending the Women's March in Los Angeles this month. Menzel said that she is 'looking forward' to marching with her fellow women, and she is 'proud to share this moment in time' with them. (more...)

BWW Review: THE HUMANS at The Kennedy Center
by Jenny Minich - Jan 13, 2018

In the wake of a marathon holiday season, there is a helluvah lot to love about Stephen Karam's Tony Award-Winning The Humans. (more...)

Lin-Manuel Miranda Helps Save Beloved Washington Heights Bar Coogan's
by Stephanie Wild - Jan 13, 2018

According to NBC New York, a beloved Washington Heights bar Coogan's was in danger of closing after its landlord, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, told the owners it would be raising the Rent. Broadway superstar Lin-Manuel Miranda, who grew up in Washington Heights and frequented the bar, stepped in to save the day! (more...)

Wait For It...Leslie Odom, Jr. Will Sing 'America the Beautiful' at the Super Bowl This Year!
by Stephanie Wild - Jan 13, 2018

NFL.com has reported that Hamilton star Leslie Odom, Jr. will sing America the Beautiful as part of the Super Bowl LII pregame festivities on Sunday, February 4. The performance will be broadcast before the game begins. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Breckenridge Backstage Theatre's FORBIDDEN BROADWAY'S GREATEST HITS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

The Breckenridge Backstage Theatre continues its 44th season with FORBIDDEN BROADWAY'S GREATEST HITS, a hilarious, loving, and endlessly entertaining tribute to many of Broadway's greatest shows and hitmakers. (more...)

Ron Pope's 'Figure It Out' Premieres on Baeble + EP Out 1/26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

Nashville-based independent artist Ron Pope's Figure It Out off his forthcoming EP Worktapes premieres on Baeble. Link HERE and share HERE. The EP is scheduled for release January 26 on his own Brooklyn Basement Records and the second leg of his U.S. tour, a Midwest and West Coast run, begins February 7. (more...)

Tickets to Worklight's MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

Work Light Productions and the FSCJ Artist Series are proud to announce that single tickets for MOTOWN THE MUSICAL are on sale now. Tickets are available online, by phone and through our box office. MOTOWN THE MUSICAL will play at the Times-Union Center March 10-11, 2018 for three performances only! Group orders of 10 or more may be placed by calling (904) 632-5050. (more...)

THE WIZARD OF OZ Lands At Sangamon Auditorium, 1/28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

The greatest family musical of all time, THE WIZARD OF OZ, is touching down in Springfield at Sangamon Auditorium, UIS for one show only on January 28th. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: GREEN DAY'S AMERICAN IDIOT Is A High Energy Expression of Hope And Hopelessness In A Broken World
by Jade Kops - Jan 12, 2018

Following a successful Brisbane season in 2017, GREEN DAY'S AMERICAN IDIOT commences its Australian Tour to the delight of punk rock fans. (more...)

Luna Stage West Presents RAZORHURST: A New Musical
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

Razorhurst, a new musical commissioned by Luna Stage, will begin performances February 1 and run through March 4, as the second show in Luna's 25th anniversary season. The show is directed by Luna's Artistic Director Cheryl Katz with book and lyrics by Kate Mulley and music composed by Andy Peterson. The two person cast features Catherine Fries Vaughn as Kate Leigh and Claire McClanahan Tilly Devine, both are New Jersey based performers. (more...)

Northlight Presents SKELETON CREW
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, continues its 2017-18 season with Skeleton Crew, written by Dominique Morisseau and directed by Ron OJ Parson. Skeleton Crew runs January 25 March 3, 2018 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie. The press opening is Friday, February 2, 2018 at 8pm. (more...)

BWW Previews: MIDLANDS THEATRE WINTER/SPRING PREVIEW at Columbia, SC
by Patrick Michael Kelly - Jan 11, 2018

A sneak peek at the next 6 months of Midlands theatre! (more...)

BWW Feature: RENT FINALLY OPENS ITS DOORS TO COMMUNITY ACTORS at Some Theatre Company
by Elaine Bard - Jan 11, 2018

Having been performed in our area by several youth groups, Rent is finally getting it's Community Theatre debut in the Greater Bangor area this April. (more...)

BWW Previews: BRUNCH TO BROADWAY: BLOCKBUSTERS at Rocks Lounge At Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa
by Debbie Hall - Jan 11, 2018

Broadway show tunes invokes timeless emotion and, surrounded by the beauty of Southern Nevada, Brunch To Broadway: Blockbusters brings the song-filled matinee to the Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa with two performances on Jan. 14. (more...)

Winners Announced For The 2017 BroadwayWorld Santa Barbara Awards; Spotlight's RENT Wins Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

The votes have been counted... Check out the fill list of winners for the 2017 BWW Regional Awards! (more...)

Stephanie Yankwitt, Margaret Dunn and Hunter Arnold to Launch TBD Casting
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

TBD Productions (Stephanie Yankwitt and Hunter Arnold, Owners) announces the official launch of TBD Casting , led by Casting Director and Co-Producer Stephanie Yankwitt and Casting Director Margaret Dunn. With a combination of over 25 years of experience in the industry, the work of this female-driven casting office spans theatre, TV, film, commercials, and web series. (more...)

Scoop: Coming Up On All New SUPERIOR DONUTS on CBS - Monday, January 22, 2018
by TV Scoop - Jan 11, 2018

Get all the scoop on Coming Up On All New SUPERIOR DONUTS, airing on CBS on Monday, January 22, 2018! (more...)

Breaking Glass Unleashes THE CROSSBREED on North American Audiences This March
by Movies News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

Breaking Glass Pictures has acquired North American rights to the supernatural horror/thriller THE CROSSBREED. Breaking Glass acquired rights to the film in November in a deal negotiated between Breaking Glass CEO Rich Wolff and writer/director Biray Dalkiran of BD American & DFGS. (more...)

Constantine Maroulis to Star in Virginia Musical Theatre's Limited Engagement of JEKYLL & HYDE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

Virginia Musical Theatre announces the limited engagement of the epic gothic musical, JEKYLL & HYDE, at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, March 2-4. Tony-nominated Broadway star Constantine Maroulis will make his VMT debut in the title role. Based on Robert Louis Stevenson's The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, the sweeping rock musical, JEKYLL & HYDE, will be directed by VMT Artistic Director Chip Gallagher, with musical direction from Nathan Matthews and choreography by Jeff Warner. (more...)

Photo Flash: NYC Premiere Of THE SNOWY DAY... Opens On MLK Day Weekend At St. Luke's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

January 13, 2018, with an added performance on MLK Day, January 15th. Adapted for the stage by Jerome Hairston, with music by Victor Zupanc, the show is inspired by four of Keats' most beloved stories, including the 1963 Caldecott Award-winning The Snowy Day. The show celebrates the wonder of childhood in the city - from making tracks in the freshly fallen snow, to learning how to whistle, to imagining new worlds with a best friend who lives across the hall - these small moments of delight and joy are captured beautifully. Incorporating shadow puppets, songs, mime and humor, the 45 minute show for children will appeal to all ages. (more...)

Additional Performers Announced For 2018 Musicares Person of The Year In Honor of Fleetwood Mac
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

Additional Performers Announced For 2018 Musicares Person of The Year In Honor of Fleetwood Mac (more...)

Cast Announced For MAGIC THE PLAY at Theatre Row
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

Magic and politics collide in a new all-rhyming, underscored play at Theatre Row this February. Magic the Play is written and produced by Yaakov Bressler and Christopher Erlendson, with incidental music by co-producer and Music Director Kelly Catlin. The trio credit their success to the support of Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU), an organization which helps producers navigate the business of theater. (more...)

BWW Review: SOMETHING ROTTEN! is Sensational at the Eccles
by Tyler Hinton - Jan 10, 2018

The national tour of SOMETHING ROTTEN! has arrived at the Eccles Theater with the sensational first touring cast still in tow. With a Broadway-worthy leading cast and a hilarious book and score, you don't want to miss a New York night out right here in Utah. (more...)

3-D Theatricals presents MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

The untold tale of four rock n' roll pioneers and takes center stage when the hit Broadway musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET returns to Southern California... courtesy of 3-D Theatricals (3DT), one of Los Angeles' and Orange County's most critically acclaimed musical theatre production companies. (more...)

BWW Interview: Jose Llana of THE KING AND I Brings More Than a Great Show to Omaha
by Christine Swerczek - Jan 10, 2018

THE KING AND I is bringing more than a great show to Omaha. Jose Llana, who stars as the King of Siam, says, 'I think it's healthy to have conversation, especially in this political climate, when the country is so divided to tell a story about a world leader extending a hand of friendship to a person from another country. That's the story we're telling and the message that we're trying to convey.' (more...)

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