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Kevin McDonald Returns to UP Improv to Teach How to Create a Sketch Show on 9/23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Join Kevin McDonald of the Kids in the Hall  as he returned to Unexpected Productions for a two-day sketch comedy workshop that will culminate in a show on the second night. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Both 'LARRY'S COUNTRY DINER' and 'COUNTRY'S FAMILY Reunion' produced by Gabriel Communications announce new August episodes on RFD-TV. With a stellar lineup of legendary country and bluegrass artists along with stories and family-friendly entertainment, it will be an exciting month of new episodes that fans won't want to miss. (more...)

Starz Releases New OUTLANDER Video and HOWARDS END Images at TCA
by TV News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

At this year's Televisions Critics Association (TCA) Summer 2017 Press Tour, Starz released a new behind the scenes video entitled 'Parallel Lives,' from OUTLANDER season three, featuring new footage and cast interviews. The Starz Original Series 'Outlander' premieres on Sunday, September 10th at 8pm ET/PT on STARZ. (more...)

CMT San Jose Announces 50th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Children's Musical Theater San Jose (CMT San Jose), a nationally acclaimed theater company honored 10 times by the NEA and the oldest operating performing arts organization in San Jose, announced its 50th Anniversary season of shows. (more...)

BWW Review: SAINT JOAN Charges in at Fred Stone Theatre
by Kirsty Johnson - Jul 30, 2017

In the center of an entirely black room is a woman in white, kneeling in prayer, her head encircled with long blonde tendrils. As the audience loads in to this space, Theresa Hanson (Joan) continues to pray until 8:00, when the rest of the cast enters the space and the show begins. (more...)

Patricia Richardson to Return to Bucks County Playhouse in OTHER DESERT CITIES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Four-time Emmy nominee Patricia Richardson will star in the Broadway hit play, "Other Desert Cities" by Jon Robin Baitz at Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) - returning to where she appeared in a record-breaking, star-studded production of "Steel Magnolias" last summer. (more...)

Fedde Le Grand Shares 'Firestarter' ft. Shaggy & Ida Corr
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Dutch dance luminary Fedde Le Grand is never short of surprises. Whether it be his ground-breaking 'GRAND' concept, which fuses live music with acrobatics, or his recent collaboration with designer sneaker brand Nubikk, Fedde has always managed to keep fans on their toes over the course of his illustrious career. (more...)

Erika Henningsen, Taylor Louderman, Ashley Park and Kate Rockwell to Play 'The Plastics' in Broadway-Bound MEAN GIRLS Musical; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Producers Lorne Michaels and Stuart Thompson have announced casting for the world premiere of the Broadway-bound new musical Mean Girls with a book by nine-time Emmy Award winner Tina Fey, based on her screenplay for the Paramount Pictures film; music by three-time Emmy Award winner Jeff Richmond; and lyrics by Tony Award nominee Nell Benjamin. Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw directs and choreographs. (more...)

They're So Fetch! Meet MEAN GIRLS' Plastics and Friends/Enemies!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

In celebration of today's announcement, we're rounding up past performances from the new cast so that you can meet the Plastics and friends/enemies! (more...)

Continuous Entertainment Will Fill the Air At The 55th Annual Amish Acres Arts & Crafts Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

More than one hundred entertainers and performers have been assembled from near and far to fill four full days of free scheduled music and dance sets during the Amish Acres 55th Annual Arts & Crafts Festival Thursday, August 3 through Sunday, August 6. Barbershop quartets, jugglers, and clowns will be strolling the grounds, along with Liza and Mark Woolever, playing folk songs and bluegrass breakdowns, to delight children and adults alike as they shop nearly 300 unique artists and crafters from every corner of the country. Visitors relax under the shade of tents while musicians, dancers, marionettes, and magicians entertain on three stages and in the Entertainment Tent during the nationally acclaimed event. (more...)

Abraham Lincoln and More to Take the Stage in Shattered Globe Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Shattered Globe Theatre has announced its 2017-18 Season, featuring three Chicago premiere productions! (more...)

Bravo Brings Big Drama in THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW YORK CITY Three-Part Reunion Kicking Off Wednesday, 8/16
by TV News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Bravo Media's “The Real Housewives of New York City” winds the summer down with a three-part Reunion beginning Wednesday, August 16 at 9pm ET/PT. Host Andy Cohen looks back on a season filled with accusations, love triangles, laughter and major revelations with housewives Bethenny Frankel, Carole Radziwill, Dorinda Medley, Luann D'Agostino, Ramona Singer, Sonja Morgan, and newcomer Tinsley Mortimer. For a sneak peek, click here: (more...)

BWW Interview: When the Fun Was the Music: MSMT and Portland Stage's Co-Production of THE ALL NIGHT STRUT
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Aug 9, 2017

"The All Night Strut will transport you to a time when life was happier, and the fun was the music. This show will prove that it is still about the music. The audience will go nuts for the production; they will eat it alive and want more and more of it." Curt Dale Clark knows from whence he speaks. The actor, director, author, and Artistic Director of Maine State Music Theatre has had the benefit of performing this songbook of the1930s,1940s, and 1950s in four prior productions, and he is confident that Maine audiences are going to love the production. "It is similar to The Irish," he says of last year's award-winning, sold-out collaboration, Frank McCourt's play The Irish and How They Got That Way, "in that the footprint exists for the show. Different actors populate it each time, but the end result is always the same. It is a huge hit!" (more...)

Franklin Stage Company to Present Arthur Miller's THE PRICE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Franklin Stage Company presents Arthur Miller's compelling family drama The Price, opening Friday, August 18th, and running Wednesdays - Sundays through September 3rd. A preview performance will be open to the public Thursday, August 17th. (more...)

by Christy Brooks - Aug 8, 2017

SIMON & GARFUNKEL SHOW is an "internationally- acclaimed hit theatre show" that is coming to The Appell Center for the Performing Arts, in York, PA, on September 24, 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: SMOKE ON THE MOUNTAIN's Sentimental Journey at Chaffin's Barn
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 8, 2017

Theater's power to transform and transport is astonishing and the capability of artists to create a sense of time and place, with words and music and theatrical wizardry to lend a tangible feeling to the experience can leave you breathless. Who'd have ever thought that such thrilling artistry, the very magic of make believe, could be so vividly expressed, so awesomely felt in two hours spent in a backwoods Southern church on a Saturday night in 1938? But that's exactly what happens in Smoke on the Mountain, Connie Ray and Alan Bailey's evocative, down-home musical that lovingly takes its audiences back home again in ways not even Thomas Wolfe may ever have imagined. (more...)

AJ Calloway, Tanika Ray & More Named New Co-Hosts of EXTRA
by TV News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Emmy Award winning EXTRA is taking entertainment news to the next level for the new season premiering on September 5th with a dynamic group of hosts and innovative approach to celebrity news. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsals for A BRIEF HISTORY OF WOMEN at the Stephen Joseph Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

This September, the SJT presents the world premiere of Alan Ayckbourn's 81st play, a comedy in four parts about an unremarkable man and the remarkable women who loved him, left him or lost him over 60 years; and of the equally remarkable old manor house that saw and heard it all happen. (more...)

Miller Auditorium Adds Two New Shows to Lake Michigan Mailers Spotlight Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Miller Auditorium is pleased to announce two additions to its 2017-18 Lake Michigan Mailers Spotlight Series. Live in Central Park [Revisited]: Simon & Garfunkel (starring Lee Lessack / Johnny Rodgers) and Grand Rapids Ballet's Alice in Wonderland will both be coming to the Miller stage for one night only. (more...)

Photo Flash: OUT OF THE MOUTHS OF BABES Opens at Gloucester Stage for Limited Run
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Gloucester Stage Company continues its 38th season of professional theater on Cape Ann with Israel Horovitz's latest comedy, Out of the Mouths of Babes from August 11 through September 2 at 267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA.  (more...)

Susan Miller's 20TH CENTURY BLUES Gets New York Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Producer Lida Orzeck and Executive Producer Eva Price are pleased to announce the New York premiere of the new play, 20TH CENTURY BLUES, from Susan Smith Blackburn Prize-winner and two-time OBIE Award-winning playwright Susan Miller (My Left Breast). Two-time OBIE Award-winner and Tony Award-nominee Emily Mann (Having Our Say, Anna in the Tropics) will direct the 10-week limited engagement beginning November 12 with performances through January 28 and an official opening night set for November 26. 20TH CENTURY BLUES will play at The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 W. 42nd Street). (more...)

BWW Review: THE BIKINIS Sing You Back to The Beach at Central Alabama Theater
by David Edward Perry - Aug 6, 2017

'The Bikinis' give due diligence to the variety show formula reminiscent of classic TV specials by Carol Burnett, Debbie Reynolds and Sonny and Cher. (more...)

BWW Interview: From Argentina to the Streets Of New York: Matt Farcher Returns to MSMT
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Aug 5, 2017

'It has been a very cool year for me!' Matt Farcher exclaims, as he reminisces about the last twelve months since he made his Maine State Music Theatre debut as Che Guevara in Evita last summer. The actor, who will star as Jack Kelly in the upcoming production of Disney's Newsies that begins performances at Brunswick's Pickard Theater August 9, has had a very busy and artistically stimulating year - 'working back to back shows for most of the time' - appearing as the Beast in Beauty and the Beast and in his role debut as Jack Kelly at the Fulton Theatre in Lancaster, PA. (more...)

Daphne Rubin-Vega to Present One-Night-Only EMPANADA LOCA in London
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

Broadway's acclaimed enfant terrible, two-time Tony Award nominee Daphne Rubin-Vega (Rent, Anna in the Tropics, The Rocky Horror Show, A Streetcar Named Desire) will make her long-awaited London debut in a special staged reading presentation of Aaron Mark's 'spine-tingling and stomach-churning' (TimeOutNY), 'utterly transfixing' (Theatermania) one-woman thriller, Empanada Loca. The one-night-only event will take place at London's The Other Palace (12 Palace Street, London, SW1E 5JA) on Saturday, August 12th at 8pm. (more...)

Ralph Macchio to Reprise KARATE KID Signature Roles in All-New Series COBRA KAI
by TV News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

Epic adversaries return to the dojo in COBRA KAI,an all-new series that reteams Ralph Macchio and William Zabka in their star-making roles from the iconic film franchise, The Karate Kid. The 10-episode, half-hour series, coming to YouTube Red in 2018, reimagines one of Hollywood's most popular tales of rivalry and redemption. (more...)

Stewart D'Arrietta Performs Bold Take On Leonard Cohen At The Epstein Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Celebrate the music of legendary singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen this October in the powerful tribute show like no other, My Leonard Cohen, coming to The Epstein Theatre. (more...)

HIPSTER SWEATSHOP Takes Rockwell Table & Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Alice Lee (Gap Year; Heathers: The Musical) and Zach Villa (Honeyglue; NCIS: LA; rock band Rebel and a Basketcase, For The Record, Dear John Hughes & Baz) are set to star in hyper-styled new musical, HIPSTER SWEATSHOP. Lee and Villa play twenty-somethings from opposite sides of the track who meet and fall in love in 'Downtown LA's hottest jewelry boutique.' (more...)

BWW Review: APOLOGIA, Trafalgar Studios
by Marianka Swain - Aug 3, 2017

Back in 2009, Alexi Kaye Campbell followed up his bold first play The Pride with Apologia, which takes the well-trodden path of a fraught family Reunion where past grievances stalk the present. If more conventional, it's still an enjoyable combination of big ideas, sharp comedy and a pervading sense of loss.  (more...)

Rock Band Autograph Sign with EMP, New Album October 6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Legendary LA Hard Rockers AUTOGRAPH have signed a deal with EMP LABEL GROUP who will release their forthcoming album GET OFF YOUR ASS October 6th on CD and Digital, with a limited edition vinyl LP version available in November. (more...)

Graceland Prepares for the Largest ELVIS WEEK Ever
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

Elvis Week 2017 at Elvis Presley's Graceland will mark the 40th anniversary of Elvis' passing, and is expected to be the largest Elvis Week ever. This will also be the first Elvis Week with the new Elvis Presley's Memphis Entertainment Complex and The Guest House at Graceland resort hotel. (more...)

SONGS & STORIES WITH JOHN BERRY Debuts this Week on The Heartland Network
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

This week, country music star John Berry debuts his all-new international television show, SONGS & STORIES WITH JOHN BERRY. (more...)

10 Years' New Album '(how to live) As Ghosts' Out 10/7
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

10 Years returns with the new studio album (how to live) AS GHOSTS, and welcomes back band members Brian Vodinh (guitar / drums) and Matt Wantland (guitar). (more...)

Cortney Wolfson and More Set for YANDURA & MELOCIK: THE REVOLUTION WILL BE EXPOSITORY at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Cortney Wolfson, Dan DeLuca, and more in YANDURA & MELOCIK: THE REVOLUTION WILL BE EXPOSITORY as part of the New Writers at 54 summer series on August 28th, 2017 at 9:30pm. (more...)

Artist Jason 'Malletman' Taylor Releases New EP 'It's A Groove'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Music Artist Jason “Malletman” Taylor, the virtuoso of Vibrafunk, is releasing his newest EP “It's A Groove” at a pre-release party Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in Manhattan, New York City's hottest spot - The Cutting Room. (more...)

'L7: Pretend We're Dead' Documentary Film 10/13 Release Date Announced
by Movies News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

The L7: Pretend We're Dead documentary, produced by Blue Hats Creative will be released worldwide October 13 on VOD and Blu-ray / DVD. A multi-city theatrical screening tour of the film will kick off on September 1, with over a dozen dates and more to be announced in select markets this Fall. Excitement around L7: Pretend We're Dead has catalyzed a widely anticipated Reunion which unleashed their high-octane energy and anthemic chops upon stages worldwide. The band will play a stint of West Coast dates next month with more chances to experience the electrifying onslaught coming soon. (more...)

The Weisenheimers Improv Group Comes to OCP 9/29
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Tickets for The Weisenheimers are now on sale at the Omaha Community Playhouse. The Weisenheimers improv group will hold two performances on Friday, September 29 and Saturday, September 30 at 7:30 p.m. both nights in the Howard Drew Theatre at the Omaha Community Playhouse. The group returns to OCP after a celebratory 20th anniversary Reunion show in April 2017. (more...)

THE PAVILION Opens at USC Lab Theatre, 8/29
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Full Circle Productions, in conjunction with the University of SC Department of Theatre and Dance, will present The Pavilion, by award-winning playwright Craig Wright, August 29 - September 2, 2017 at the UofSC Lab Theatre. (more...)

Musicians on a Mission Announces Jerry Garcia Celebration Concert
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

It's back. The second annual Jerry Garcia Birthday Celebration is returning this year. The historic Strand Theater (Lakewood, NJ) will host a very special evening celebrating the music of Jerry Garcia on Saturday, August 26. (more...)

BWW Previews: THE SUNSHINE BOYS at Stage Door Theatre
by John Lariviere - Aug 15, 2017

The Sunshine Boys - Al Lewis and Willie Clark - were Vaudeville stars and partners for over forty years, but haven't spoken to one another for over eleven. When Willie's nephew Ben approaches his uncle about reuniting with his ex-partner to perform one of their classic skits on a CBS television special about the history of comedy, their eventual Reunion is fraught with acrimony, argument, memories, and laughter. (more...)

New Book Features Interviews with Women from '70's & '80's Punk Rock Scene
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

The punk rock scene of the 1970s and '80s in Southern California is widely acknowledged as one of the most vibrant and creative periods in rock and roll. Over the years, many books have come out exploring this explosive time in music and culture, but none have exclusively focused on the vitality and influence of the women who played such a crucial role in this incredibly dynamic movement. (more...)

Stage Door Theatre presents Neil Simon's THE SUNSHINE BOYS
by Carol Kassie - Aug 14, 2017

Stage Door Theatre will present Neil Simon's classic comedy The Sunshine Boys in the popular venue's intimate Theatre 2, from August 18th through September 24th.  (more...)

Blackfriars Theatre to Open 2017-18 Season with TWELFTH NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Blackfriars Theatre leads the way into the 2017-2018 Theatre Season with a wild new take on Shakespeare's most charming comedy, Twelfth Night. (more...)

BWW Interview - Debut of the Month - WICKED's Amanda Jane Cooper
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 14, 2017

Today, Amanda Jane Cooper speaks exclusively with BWW and tells us why she 'couldn't be happier' making her Broadway debut in this beloved musical! (more...)

First Look - E! Reunites the Cast of JERSEY SHORE for Reunion Road Trip Special, 8/20
by TV News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Reunion ROAD TRIP: RETURN TO THE JERSEY SHORE reunites “Jersey Shore” cast members Snooki, JWoww, Pauly D, Mike The Situation, and Sammi Sweetheart for an epic, fist-pumping drive down memory lane. The show airs SUNDAY, AUGUST 20 AT 9:30 PM ET/PT on E! (more...)

DISENCHANTED! and More Set for Halloran Centre's New Theatre Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Today, the Halloran Centre at the Orpheum announced a new theatre series as part of the On Stage at the Halloran Centre programming. Three shows comprise this inaugural series that will run December through March 2018. (more...)

You're Invited to an Unforgettable Wedding in IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

It's like 'Modern Family' meets wedding party drama when Saugatuck Center for the Arts' Mason Street Warehouse (MSW) theatre company presents It Shoulda Been You, a musical comedy about an unforgettable wedding day with a game-changing plot twist. (more...)

BWW Previews: Cast Announced for MAMMA MIA! at Phoenix Theatre
by Kyle Christopher West - Aug 11, 2017

Kicking off Phoenix Theatre's 2017/2018 season with the unforgettable songs of ABBA, MAMMA MIA! follows Sophie and her journey to find the identity of her father, while her mother, Donna, comes face to face with three men from her romantic past. What Sophie hopes to be a joyful Reunion before her wedding quickly turns hilariously complicated. (more...)

Cover Reveal: TURTLES ALL THE WAY DOWN by John Green
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Aug 11, 2017

The cover has been revealed for this fall's highly-anticipated TURTLES ALL THE WAY DOWN, the first book from New York Times Best Selling Author John Green in over five years. (more...)

FOX Greenlights Season 2 of LOVE CONNECTION; Andy Cohen to Return as Host
by TV News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

LOVE CONNECTION has been renewed for a second season, it was announced today by Rob Wade, President, Alternative Entertainment and Specials, Fox Broadcasting Company. Andy Cohen will return as host and co-executive producer for Season Two, along with executive producer Mike Fleiss (“The Bachelor”). (more...)

IAMA Theatre Company Announces 2017-18 10th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

IAMA Theatre Company celebrates its tenth anniversary of developing and presenting new work with a season of world premieres in 2017-18. (more...)

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