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Lulu Fall, Peter Kim, and More Complete Cast of The Public's WILD GOOSE DREAMS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

The Public Theater announced complete casting today for the New York premiere of WILD GOOSE DREAMS, written by Hansol Jung and directed by Tony Award nominee Leigh Silverman. (more...)

Judy Garland's Private, Long-Lost Recordings Inspire New Show Making NYC Debut
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

Her words. His voice. Hollywood legend Judy Garland's infamous private recordings are the basis of The Book That I'm Going to Write, By Judy Garland, faithfully adapted and performed by Jason Powell. On the heels of winning The Producer's Encore Award at Hollywood Fringe in Los Angeles, the show makes its New York City debut on November 3 at The Jerry Orbach Theater (1627 Broadway at 50th Street) for three performances through November 5. (more...)

Salome B. Smith Leads the Way Down the Yellow Brick Road in TUTS' THE WIZ
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) is excited to introduce the cast of its upcoming production of The Wiz! (more...)

Cast Announced For THE SLEEPY HOLLOW EXPERIENCE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

Brian Clowdus Experiences has announced the cast for The Sleepy Hollow Experience at Old Sturbridge Village, set to open in less than a week. 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.osv.org/sleepy-hollow.      (more...)

THE BAND'S VISIT Welcomes Brandon Uranowitz to Nowhere, Replacing John Cariani
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

Two-time Tony Award nominee Brandon Uranowitz will join the cast of THE BAND'S VISIT as 'Itzik.' Uranowitz will begin performances in The Band's Visit on Tuesday, October 9, 2018. (more...)

SGL Entertainment's PURGATORY Gets an Exclusive Pre Release on Amazon
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

SGL Entertainment is pleased to announce that they have just pre released PURGATORY a Psychological Thriller Exclusively on Amazon Streaming Movies. The Film was Produced by Johan Vandewoestijne who also produced Rabid Grannies and Laundry Man. PURGATORY Had Previously been released in several foreign countries but never in the USA. So, now for the first time ever the movie can be seen only on Amazon to Rent or Buy. Later in 2019 PURGATORY will be Released on Blu-ray, DVD and VOD in the USA and Canada. (more...)

BWW Review: THE SUMMER CLUB celebrates The Levoy Theatre's 6th Anniversary Gala
by Pati Buehler - Sep 17, 2018

The Levoy Theatre hosts a Fundraising Anniversary Gala honoring patrons and guests from around the Delaware Valley. (more...)

Country-Psych/Blues Musician, Brother Dege, Performs on 9/30 at Mercury Lounge to Support New Album
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

Hand-picked by Quentin Tarantino for inclusion in the movie and soundtrack to 'Django Unchained', for which he received a Grammy nomination for his song 'Too Old to Die Young', and racking up 139,643+ listeners/month at Spotify, 10m+ views to date on his YouTube channel and 500,000+ spins/month at Pandora, Brother Dege Legg remains one of the best-kept secrets in Louisiana.  The singer/songwriter/musician and writer (he received the heralded Louisiana Press Award in 2004 and 2008), is an heir to a long line of enigmatic characters birthed in slaughterhouse of the Deep South.  Legg's Robert Johnson-on-Thorazine-style slide work paired with his droning-rural psychedelia has brought the backwoods sounds of Louisiana (hurricanes, cows, cicadas) to life while remaining firmly rooted in the troubled and death-obsessed masters.  He released his fourth album, 'Farmer's Almanac', a sprawling, southern concept album that further explores the unique mysteries of small towns, in early summer on Psyouthern Records, and prior to the release he was on the road in Europe from April - June and just wrapped up a twenty date solo West Coast tour.   Dege has just embarked on an East Coast/Southern tour with a full band and will be performing in NYC on 9/30 at the Mercury Lounge.  The band features Dege (vocals, guitars); Greg Travasos (drums); Kent Beatty (bass); and Luke Vellion (guitars). (more...)

A BRONX TALE, ANASTASIA, CATS and More Announced for Broadway in Chicago Off-Season; Tickets On Sale This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to announce its next season will go on sale to the public this Sunday, September 23. The season includes: A BRONX TALE, ANASTASIA, CATS and Tony Award-winning COME FROM AWAY, FALSETTOS and A BAND'S VISIT. (more...)

Nominated for 13 Emmy Awards Including Outstanding Comedy Series, BARRY Arrives on DVD 10/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

Bill Hader (Saturday Night Live, Trainwreck) “gives a master-class in acting” (Indiewire), earning five Emmy® nominations, including Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, for the critically acclaimed dark comedy series Barry?: The Complete First Season, which arrives on DVD October 2. Hailed as “the best new comedy on television” (NPR), the complete first season DVD includes all eight “…smart, entertaining and funny” (TV Guide) episodes and comes with three insightful special features delving deeper into the world of Barry. (more...)

Miami Carnival Set For Sunday, October 7, 2018
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

The annual Caribbean Carnival season culminates with one of the largest cultural spectacles in North America, on Sunday, October 7th from 11am-11pm at the Miami-Dade County Fairgrounds (10901 SW 24th St, Miami, FL 33165). Miami Carnival, celebrating 34 years, continues to be a feather in the cultural diversity cap of Miami and the South Florida region. (more...)

Dance Attic Presents GOING APE!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

Dance Attic Studios presents the next in its in-house produced shows: Going Ape!, written by Andrew Corbet Bucher, which challenges both religion and science by bringing together various "first" humans, played by a multi-ethnic cast. Their last production, Isolated Incident, ran at Dance Attic in 2017 to sell-out houses. (more...)

Patchogue Theatre & The Gateway Present WITH LOVE, MARILYN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts and The Gateway will co-present the nationally touring production of With Love, Marilyn on Friday, Oct. 12 and Saturday, Oct. 13 at 8 p.m. With Love, Marilyn stars Erin Sullivan as Marilyn Monroe in a special one-woman tribute performance to one of the world's most iconic romantic ingenues. Leading up to the show's Long Island debut, Patchogue Theatre and The Gateway will host various Marilyn Monroe themed events throughout the week at Patchogue Theatre.  (more...)

THE ROMANOFFS, LORE and More Come to Amazon Prime Video in October
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

October brings four Prime Original series, one Prime Original series special and one Prime Original movie exclusively available for Prime members to stream or download at no additional cost to their membership. (more...)

Global Digital Releasing to Release A SIBLING MYSTERY
by TV News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

What could be better than housesitting a fabulous Rent controlled apartment in New York City for the summer and hosting parties for all of your friends? How about a winning lottery ticket to help finance those summer parties? But when the ticket goes missing, a brother and sister become consumed with investigating a mysterious woman they suspect has stolen their winning lottery ticket. There goes their summer party plans. (more...)

Global Digital Releasing To Distribute Mysterious Comedy A SIBLING MYSTERY Sept. 18th
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

What could be better than housesitting a fabulous Rent controlled apartment in New York City for the summer and hosting parties for all of your friends? How about a winning lottery ticket to help finance those summer parties? But when the ticket goes missing, a brother and sister become consumed with investigating a mysterious woman they suspect has stolen their winning lottery ticket. There goes their summer party plans. (more...)

Carrie St. Louis And Natalie Walker Lead MURDERINOS OF BROADWAY At The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

Kidnapping. Murder. Broadway. Your favorite true crime comedy podcast is now a musical and is coming to The Green Room 42!  (more...)

Friday 5(+1) for Thursday: The Cast of CFTA's HEATHERS, THE MUSICAL
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 13, 2018

Heathers The Musical, based on the classic 1980s cult film of the same name, concludes its run at Murfreesboro's Center for the Arts this weekend. Directed by Rachel Jones, the show - which has played to sell-out audiences during its first two weekends, features a cast of talented actors who are having the time of their young lives while bringing the story to life onstage. (more...)

Idina Menzel Joins Adam Sandler in Crime Film UNCUT GEMS
by TV News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

Idina Menzel has signed on for the Safdie Brothers' A24 movie Uncut Gems, according to Deadline. Menzel will be joining Adam Sandler, Eric Bogosian, Lakeith Stanfield and Judd Hirsch in the crime film. (more...)

Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center Celebrates Ribbon-Cutting On New Scenic Design And Technology Works
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

Midland-based Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center, in conjunction with the Beaver County Chamber of Commerce, cut the ribbon Friday, Sept. 7 for its new Scenic Design and Technology Works, located in the Aliquippa Industrial Park. (more...)

Documentary THE LOST VILLAGE opens in NYC on October 19th
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

First Run Features is proud to announce the theatrical premiere of The Lost Village, a new documentary directed by Roger Paradiso. The film opens at the Cinema Village on October 19, 2018. (more...)

Jessie Shelton and Matt DeAngelis Join National Tour of WAITRESS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

The Las Vegas engagement of Waitress will be 'Opening Up' with Jessie Shelton and Matt DeAngelis in the roles of Dawn and Earl when the tour opens in Las Vegas on Tuesday, October 9th at The Smith Center. Waitress is the hit Broadway musical from Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles inspired by Adrienne Shelly's 2007 motion picture. (more...)

Adelphi Presents The Future Of Musical Theater at LARSON LEGACY CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

Since 2015, Adelphi University has given creators an opportunity to showcase their work to new audiences through the Larson Legacy Concert Series. On Sunday, September 23, Jonathan Larson Grant winner Jay Adana will present pieces from her new musical The Loophole in the OlmstedTheatre at the Adelphi Performing Arts Center (PAC), One South Ave, Garden City, New York. (more...)

ALL DRESSED UP AND NOWHERE TO GO To Have Industry Reading; NaTasha Yvette Williams, & More Lead Cast
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

Big Dipper Productions will present an industry reading of ALL DRESSED UP AND NOWHERE TO GO on Friday, October 12 at Pearl Studios. (more...)

Celebrate The Life Of Marilyn Monroe With Patchogue Theatre & The Gateway!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts and The Gateway will co-present the nationally touring production of "With Love, Marilyn" on Friday, Oct. 12 and Saturday, Oct. 13 at 8 p.m. "With Love, Marilyn" stars Erin Sullivan as Marilyn Monroe in a special one-woman tribute performance to one of the world's most iconic romantic ingenues. Leading up to the show's Long Island debut, Patchogue Theatre and The Gateway will host various Marilyn Monroe themed events throughout the week at Patchogue Theatre. (more...)

BWW Interview: A Look Into Licensing, Broadway Junior Musicals, and More with MTI
by Julie Musbach - Sep 13, 2018

MTI is one of the biggest names in the theatre industry responsible for licensing shows and guarding the rights of the brightest creative minds. BroadwayWorld spoke with two staff insiders to find out what the licensing process is, how Junior musicals are developed, and more! (more...)

Bebe Neuwirth, Noma Dumezweni, And More Join BANNED TOGETHER: A CENSORSHIP CABARET
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

Dramatists Legal Defense Fund's Banned Together: A Censorship Cabaret welcomes Bebe Neuwirth (Chicago, Frasier), Charles Busch (The Divine Sister, The Tale of the Allergists Wife), Noma Dumezweni (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts 1 &2), Richard Kind (Inside Out, Spin City) and Lisa Kron (book/lyrics for Broadway's Fun Home). Monday, September 24th at 7PM at Joe's Pub in NYC. (more...)

Tickets for DEAR EVAN HANSEN in Las Vegas On Sale Sept. 21
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

The Smith Center for the Performing Arts announced today that individual tickets for the Las Vegas premiere of DEAR EVAN HANSEN will go on sale Friday, Sept. 21, at 10 a.m. (more...)

Auditions Announced for WHITE CHRISTMAS at The Firehouse Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

The Firehouse Theatre is proud to announce auditions for WHITE CHRISTMAS, the Broadway musical based on the classic holiday film. WHITE CHRISTMAS is directed and choreographed by Kyle Christopher West and musically directed by John Norine Jr. Elizabeth Cantrell serves as stage manager with Lorens Portalatin as assistant director, Wendy Rene'e Searcy as scenic designer and Cassondra Plybon-Harbin as lighting designer. Guest choreographer Mandy Modic (of the 42nd STREET national tour) will stage the show's tap dances. (more...)

Celebrity Cast for the New Season of DANCING WITH THE STARS Announced
by TV News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

“Dancing with the Stars” is waltzing its way into its upcoming season, and the new celebrity cast is adding some glitzy bling to their wardrobe, breaking in their dancing shoes and readying themselves for their first dance on the ballroom floor, as the season kicks off MONDAY, SEPT. 24 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand. This season's lineup of celebrity dancers includes an “American Idol” mentor, the first-ever blind contestant to take part in the show, an alumnus from Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, a Duke of Hazzard, an Olympic Gold medal-winning gymnast and a Bachelor Nation favorite, among others. (more...)

Cincinnati Music Theatre Announces 2018-19 Season At The Aronoff Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

Cincinnati Music Theatre (CMT), a resident company of the Aronoff Center for the Arts, is pleased to announce its 2018-19 Season, including two full-scale musical productions in the intimate Jarson-Kaplan Theater, two cabaret-style studio shows in the Fifth Third Bank Theater, and a master class with a Tony Award-nominated Cincinnati native. (more...)

Photo Flash: Reba Catches a Magic Carpet to Visit ALADDIN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

Last night the Queen of Country Music, Reba McEntire, took in a performance of Disney's Aladdin on Broadway.  After the show, Reba join the cast backstage. Check out the photos below! (more...)

Leslie Odom Jr. Returns To Philadelphia For Concert Series With The Philly POPS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

The Philly POPS will make its 40th Anniversary Season debut with performances by Broadway star Leslie Odom Jr. on September 28, 29 and 30 at the Kimmel Center.  (more...)

Brief 9/12: Nathan Lane and Andrea Martin Will Return to Broadway, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Sep 12, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Nathan Lane and Andrea Martin will return to Broadway this season, and more! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of Transport Group's RENASCENCE
by Jennifer Broski - Sep 12, 2018

Transport Group's world premiere musical, Renascence, begins performances Friday, October 5 at 7:30pm, at the Abrons Arts Center, 466 Grand Street. Meet the cast below! (more...)

THE AMORALISTS STAINED Comes to New Ohio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

The Amoralists (James Kautz, Artistic Director; Lico Whitfield, Producing Director) proudly present STAINED, written by Amoralists 2018/2019 'WRIGHT CLUB author Charly Evon Simpson, and directed by Kate Moore Heaney. STAINED is PLAY 2 of RICOCHET: An Amoralists Anthology about Surviving an American Epidemic. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch the Star-Studded Trailer for Amazon's New Series THE ROMANOFFS
by Stage Tube - Sep 12, 2018

Today, Amazon Prime Video released the key art and official series trailer for the highly anticipated original contemporary anthology series, The Romanoffs, set to premiere on Friday, October 12 with new episodes released weekly, on Fridays. This is the first anthology series for Amazon Prime Video that will roll out on a weekly basis. The Romanoffs will be available initially in the original version in over 200 countries and territories, with dubbed foreign language versions coming in early 2019. (more...)

Industry Interview: Trafalgar Releasing Gives Us the Scoop on Expanding in the US with AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, RED, THE KING AND I & More
by Robert Diamond - Sep 12, 2018

We chatted recently with Trafalgar Releasing's CEO Marc Allenby, and recently hired senior VP, programming and acquisitions Kymberli Frueh to get the scoop on everything the company is up to, the curRent state of event cinema and so much more.  (more...)

Clocktower Players Presents AIN'T MISBEHAVIN'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

You're stressed, I'm stressed, and who knows what scary news the future might bring. OK, everyone, time for a Fats Waller break. (more...)

Spanish Performer Joan Vazquez Returns To London With PAQUITO FOREVER
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

PAQUITO FOREVER -a one-man cabaret show by the brilliant Joan Vazquez- is back this next season at Live At Zedel, after a successful one-night try-out last Spring. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 12, 2018
by - Sep 12, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 12 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

The Dramatists Legal Defense Fund And Pen America Present 'Banned Together: A Censorship Cabaret' In Thirteen Cities
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

The Dramatists Legal Defense Fund ("DLDF") in partnership with PEN America is pleased to present the third annual Banned Together: A Censorship Cabaret in thirteen cities as a part of Banned Books Week (September 23rd-29th) the annual celebration of the freedom to read. (more...)

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE Crowns Season 15 Winner
by TV News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE came to a sensational season ending when Jensen Hannahlei Cabanilla was named the winner during the live two-hour season finale on FOX. Cabanilla, 18, from Anaheim Hills, CA, received the most votes and danced off with the cash prize of $250,000, the cover of Dance Spirit magazine, the title of America's Favorite Dancer and a role in the upcoming live musical Rent airing Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019 (7:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. (more...)

VIDEO: MEAN GIRLS Star Taylor Louderman Stops By Broadway Boo's
by Stage Tube - Sep 11, 2018

Mean Girls resident queen bee, Taylor Louderman, stopped by Broadway Boo this week. Check out her visit below! (more...)

San Jose Stage Announces 2018/19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

San Jose Stage Artistic Director Randall King announced the company's 36th Season line up. 'Looking toward our 36th Season we will continue our mission of producing powerful, provocative, and profound work that illuminates the human condition. We are excited to bring you an explosively charged  season with award-winning works by theatre's most masterful playwrights - Martin McDonagh, Stephen Adly Guirgis, and Tennessee Williams - including two Pulitzer Prize-winning dramas, an Obie Award-winning satirical comedy and a newly commissioned world premiere by Luis Valdez.'   (more...)

JAWS: LIVE Sails Onto Stage with the All Puppet Players
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

Amity Island and all of its residents head to the All Puppet Players stage to wreak havoc on Steven Spielberg's 1975 masterpiece! (more...)

Heath Saunders, Natalie Walker, and Ashley C. Ford To Lead THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

Following a sold-out performance in 2017, The Nightmare Before Christmas: The Concert returns to Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, for a three-night engagement on Friday, October 26th; Wednesday, October 31; and Thursday, December 13, 2018. Heath Saunders (Natasha, Pierre, & the Great Comet of 1812, Jesus Christ Superstar Live) and Natalie Walker (Puffs: Or, Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic & Magic), will reprise their roles as Jack and Sally, joined by Ashley C. Ford (112BK) as The Narrator, with additional casting to be announced. (more...)

IN THE WORKS Returns to The Duplex Cabaret Theatre Sept 16th
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

Honeck-Moss Productions is proud to present "In The Works." Now in it's 3rd Hit Season, this exciting series was conceived as an opportunity for composers to try out new work in front of an audience and see how it plays in a supportive environment. It is also an opportunity to create community among the composers and their performers. (more...)

The Amoralists To Present Charly Evon Simpson's STAINED
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

The Amoralists (James Kautz, Artistic Director; Lico Whitfield, Producing Director) proudly present STAINED, written by Amoralists 2018/2019 'WRIGHT CLUB author Charly Evon Simpson, and directed by Kate Moore Heaney. STAINED is PLAY 2 of RICOCHET: An Amoralists Anthology about Surviving an American Epidemic. (more...)

The Maningning Miclat Art Award Exhibition: Young Blood in Focus
by Vince Vicentuan - Sep 10, 2018

The simple but elegant opening and press launch of the Maningning Miclat Art Award Exhibition at the Far Eastern University (FEU) Nicanor Reyes Exhibit Hall last September 4 heralded a new batch of young and talented student-artists competing for the top prize, further ensuring award-winning artist, poet, and educator Maningning Miclat's legacy. (more...)

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