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by Cindy Marcolina - Nov 8, 2019
The modern world has always seen a fascination surrounding F. Scott Fitzgerald's 1925 novel The Great Gatsby and the licentious partying, wealth, obsessive passion, and excess he painted have seeped into the 21st Century cultural landscape as a beacon of intellectual decadence. This hedonistic view of the Jazz Age and racket - no matter how historically inaccurate at times - lends itself well to an immersive experience, and pushed Alexander Wright's production based on the original material to achieve the title of longest running immersive theatre show. After debuting in London at The Vaults in 2017, it moved around a bit before settling into a bespoke venue in Mayfair last month.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2019
With final designs and a new 99-year lease approved by the Cincinnati Park Board and the City of Cincinnati, Playhouse in the Park's new mainstage theatre complex will begin preparatory site work in the spring of 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2019
The goal of reaching the $6 million mark in its ongoing battle against Parkinson's disease starts officially getting more reachable SATURDAY (Nov. 9) AT NOON, when tickets go on sale for LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2020: THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2019
Stars of stage and screen, playwrights, composers, and supporters of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley came together Saturday, November 2, 2019 to celebrate the acclaimed regional theatre at And the Tony Award Goes To…Celebrating TheatreWorks at 50, a once-in-a-lifetime event honoring the company's half-century and its 2019 Regional Theatre Tony® Award. Some 480 guests attended this extraordinary event which raised nearly $800,000 for TheatreWorks marking it the most attended and most successful fundraiser in the company's history. Guests appropriately gathered in the heart of Silicon Valley at Mountain View's Computer History Museum for cocktails, dinner, and a lively auction, then proceeded to the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, where a stellar array of TheatreWorks alumni returned to pay tribute to its history through words and music.
by TV News Desk - Nov 6, 2019
Earlier this fall, C.W. Stoneking captivated packed rooms in the Midwest and on the East Coast with his clever blend of blues, early rock & roll, calypso, folk, and jazz and his mastery for delivering humorous stories with his signature dry wit. C.W. Stoneking is currently touring Europe and today has announced the Southwestern and West Coast leg of his North American solo run. The Australian-bred, Nashville-based songwriter starts the three-week trek in Memphis, TN on January 28th, making further stops in Austin, Phoenix, Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Los Angeles and many more – all confirmed dates can be found below.
by TV News Desk - Nov 6, 2019
After their incredible performance at the London Palladium last month, Levellers have now announced UK and European tour dates for 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2019
Howie Mandel, the globally recognized comedian and television personality, will headline a?oeAn Evening With Howie Mandel,a?? a one-night-only night of comedy on Saturday, Nov. 30 in the Paris Theater at Paris Las Vegas. From the hit show a?oeAmerica's Got Talenta?? and host of a?oeDeal or No Deal,a?? fans can expect a no-holds-barred night of standup hilarity and sensuality.
by TV News Desk - Nov 6, 2019
New York comedy fixtures Kendra Cunningham (Boston Comedy Festival, Last Comic Standing) and Katina Corrao (Broad City, Lasers in the Jungle at Caveat) are proud to release their double comedy album Less Bitter, More Glitter on 800 Pound Gorilla Records, and will be celebrating its release with a live show on November 5th in New York. Less Bitter, More Glitter brilliantly combines Kendra's sardonic deadpan with Katina's sweetly unhinged humor. All Kendra and Katina want to do is live a simple life full of family, friendship, love, jewelry, hair extensions, face masks, drivers, paparazzi, house managers, personal chefs, and unlimited wine and cheese. Less Bitter, More Glitter is now available on all digital and streaming platforms.
by Larisa Amaya-Baron - Nov 6, 2019
I had the privilege of interviewing Robin de Levita, mastermind of the 360 StageAround technology, about coming to Japan and why he felt it was important to create a new live theater experience for the world. The most inspiring thing he told me was that Arts Education deserves support and respect from the government. The impact of theater on our youth is huge! 'When kids come to the theater, their phones are switched off. The lights go down. The performance is life and alive. The impact is huge.' The Japanese cast will take over West Side Story in 3 Seasons, starting from November 6th, 2019 and running through January 13th, 2020. This article gives you all the links, and a youtube video!
by TV News Desk - Nov 5, 2019
The Balkan's brilliantly extravagant, number one group Dubioza Kolektiv have released their brand new single and video 'Cross The Line' ft. Manu Chao, which is the first taste of their upcoming ninth album #fakenews, out January 2020. The band are also coming to set the UK alight as they embark on a full headline tour throughout February. 
by TV News Desk - Nov 5, 2019
Grammy and Academy Award winning singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge is teaming up with Sixthman to create another amazing experience in the form of another music festival at sea with the announcement of the upcoming voyage of The Melissa Etheridge Cruise IV. Melissa Etheridge will hit the high seas aboard the Norwegian Pearl on October 20 – October 26, 2020 sailing from Miami to Key West, Ocho Rios, and Great Stirrup Cay. Guests will be able to partake in various activities, including two exclusive performances by Etheridge, a photo op with Etheridge, dynamic collaboration sets, a variety of concerts from supporting artists, and so much more. More information on the experience and availability can be found at themelissaetheridgecruise.com.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2019
Stars of stage and screen, playwrights, composers, and supporters of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley came together Saturday, November 2, 2019 to celebrate the acclaimed regional theatre at And the Tony Award Goes To...Celebrating TheatreWorks at 50, a once-in-a-lifetime event honoring the company's half-century and its 2019 Regional Theatre Tony® Award.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2019
The Palace Theater is offering a behind the scenes tour of the historic venue on Saturday November 9 from 11:00 am a?" 12:30pm. The ninety-minute tour includes exploring areas of the venue not seen by the public and detailed information about the history and architecture provided by well versed tour guides.
by Gil Kaan - Nov 4, 2019
Gore Vidal's THE BEST MAN originally written in 1960 (and updated in 1976) about two presidential candidates vying for their party's nomination could have seem much more relevant to present day politics if the set and costumes didn't so vividly remind of the 1970s. Gary Lee Reed directs a committed, but uneven cast. Curious interpretation having the opposing candidates running for president as polar opposites, flip sides of a coin. Mark Belnick's Governor William Russell is everything John Ruby's Senator Joseph Cantwell isn't.
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 4, 2019
Making her cabaret debut with SOMETHING COOL, singing actress Gerrilyn Sohn stakes her claim in the nightclub world.
by TV News Desk - Nov 4, 2019
Marcus King today announced his return to the UK / Ireland, embarking on a headline run of shows in February 2020. Tickets will go on sale on November 8th at 9am and can be purchased here.  
by TV News Desk - Nov 4, 2019
Folk musician, guitarist, songwriter and producer, Andrew VanNorstrand premieres the video for his song “Boy With The Gray Eyes” today on The Bluegrass Situation.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2019
Set in a secret North London warehouse, The Cause will have its first dance on NYE with a huge unannounced line-up spread across both the new space and it's current home.
by Gary Naylor - Nov 21, 2019
Kwami Odoom talks about his life as an actor and about his role in Hunger, at the Arcola Theatre until 21 November.
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 20, 2019
On November 19, 2019, friends and industry colleagues gathered at Sardi's to celebrate the release of the new edition of Thomas Schumacher's book, 'HOW DOES THE SHOW GO ON?' BroadwayWorld is taking you inside the special day below!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2019
Music icons and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame members, The Shirelles, will take over M Resort Spa Casino for a much-anticipated one-night Valentine's Day Weekend performance on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020 inside the M Pavilion. Celebrating their a?oeDedicated To The One I Lovea?? tour, the legendary girl group will perform their timeless, classic hits a?oeSoldier Boy,a?? a?oeDedicated to the One I Love,a?? a?oeMama Said,a?? a?oeWill You Still Love Me Tomorrow?,a?? and more. Tickets, starting at $15, go on sale Friday, November 22 at noon and can be purchased by visiting MResort.com or ticketmaster.com.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2019
World-renown a cappella group Naturally 7 returned to the stage for a stellar performance Saturday as they headlined at the M Resort Spa Casino. The nearly sold out crowd witnessed a one-of-a-kind concert experience as Naturally 7 belted out their hits and danced on stage inspiring fans to join them.
by Cindy Marcolina - Nov 19, 2019
Alexander Wright has just moved his immersive version of The Great Gatsby into the newly refurbished Immersive LDN in Mayfair. We got a chance to ask him what makes a great immersive show, how to take care of the wellbeing of the audience, and the fascination the surrounds the jazz age.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2019
Broadcaster, writer and activist Gemma Cairney will narrate ABBA: Super Troupers The Exhibition, which opens at The O2 on Friday 6th December 2019. The exhibition is presented by Entertainment Exhibitions International (UK) Ltd (EEI) in association with ABBA The Museum in Stockholm.
by TV News Desk - Nov 19, 2019
Innovative musician Xenia Rubinos is releasing the double single “DIOSA” vs “BUGEISHA” today, two new songs that emit a confident female energy. Her first new music since the 2016 release of her critically acclaimed sophomore album Black Terry Cat, watch the colorful and lively new video for “DIOSA” and listen to the sparse yet powerful “BUGEISHA.”
by TV News Desk - Nov 19, 2019
How many lies does it take to make someone a liar? For Detective Fil Waters, the answer is one. Throughout his storied career, Det. Waters has made a name for himself as one of Houston's most successful interrogators to date. Fil is known for his smooth-talking style, which coupled with his relentless pursuit of justice enables him to dig deep into the psyche of a culprit, using questions and context to unearth jaw-dropping confessions. With a calm but stern demeanor, Fil uses strategic lines of questioning to lay out the facts his team has cultivated during their investigation, backing the perpetrator into a corner where they know they have no option but to tell the truth. When Fil is asking the questions, unexpected criminals come clean, shirking suspects relent, and dodging defendants surrender. In this six-part series, Fil recounts his most shocking cases, showing how his keen detective work allows him to convince prime suspects to lower their guard and reveal answers that police never saw coming. THE INTERROGATOR premieres on Thursday, December 5th at 10/9ct, only on Investigation Discovery.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2019
An evil rat is set on world domination a?" and only a man and his cat can stop it.
by Maria Nockin - Nov 17, 2019
On Saturday evening, November 16, 2019, Los Angeles Opera presented Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Emanuel Schickaneder's 1791 singspiel, The Magic Flute. The unusual production, which involved the appearance of screens reminiscent of 1920s silent films, was originally devised by Barry Kosky, Suzanne Andrade, and Paul Barritt for Berlin's Komische Oper. 
by Barry Lenny - Nov 16, 2019
A very watchable and at times funny show.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019
Ars Lyrica Houston, the Grammy-nominated early music ensemble, is delivering on its mission to create contemporary context for the expressive power of early music. Bringing inventive programs to diverse communities takes more than passion and imagination: it takes partnership. Specially trained artists are using music as a tool for healing, inclusion, education, and inspiration with organizations including The Children's Museum of Houston, Spring Street Studios, Houston Methodist Center for Performing Arts Medicine, The Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Texas Children's Hospital, and The University of Texas MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital. Reaching more than 75,000 Houstonians annually, Ars Lyrica's bespoke programming, created with the generosity and support of CKW LUXE, is tailored to meet the needs of specific audiences around the city.
by TV News Desk - Nov 15, 2019
CBS Television Studios and the Television Academy Foundation today announced a partnership to launch a unique “Star Trek” internship program in 2020, for graduate and undergraduate college students nationwide, that will reflect the franchise's core values of inclusion and diversity titled “Television Academy Foundation Internships: 'Star Trek' Command Training Program.” The announcement comes on the heels of the Television Academy Foundation's “Power of TV” program, “'Star Trek,' 50 Years of Diversity and Inclusion,” showcased during its annual Faculty Seminar: The Conference, Nov. 4-6. 
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019
Pop House Productions and the Astrid Lindgren Company are celebrating Pippi Longstocking's 75th anniversary in the summer of 2020 with a fun, musical circus show in collaboration with Cirkus Cirkör - PIPPI AT CIRKUS.
by Mert Dilek - Nov 15, 2019
Mary Poppins has descended once again into our midst, and she is as amiably mischievous as ever. Based on the stories of P. L. Travers and the iconic 1964 Disney film, the Sherman Brothers' 2004 musical (with a book by Julian Fellowes) is back in the West End with several new songs, a buzzing cast, and pitch-perfect choreography.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019
Birdland's December 2019 schedule will feature The Joe Lovano Nonet, Stacey Kent, Monty Alexander, A Swinging Birdland Christmas, Freddy Cole Quartet, Gunhild Carling, Julius Rodriguez, Veronica Swift Holiday Show, 'Season's Swingin' Greetings!a??, Marta Sanchez Quintet, Darius de Haas, Marilyn Maye New Years Eve Extravaganza, The Lineup with Susie Mosher, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and MORE!
by Dara Homer - Nov 14, 2019
The mission of Heller Theatre Company is to present original theatre pieces that 'raise awareness and open minds through art' - and this production proves that they are absolutely a company to watch out for in Tulsa's dynamic theatre landscape. The one-act play packs in a great deal of information and character exploration in its short 90 minutes.
by TV News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
Falling in the middle of their 2019 fall tour, this September marked the 20th Anniversary of award­-winning Colorado bluegrass band, Yonder Mountain String Band's critically acclaimed debut album, Elevation. Out of print for years and considered by decades-long fans to be the band's career-defining album, it only seemed natural for YMSB to celebrate this milestone with a 20th-anniversary 180g double vinyl re-release. Originally released on the band's own independent Frog Pad Records, Elevation features founding members Dave Johnston, Ben Kaufmann, Adam Aijala, and Jeff Austin, along with guest musicians Mike Marshall, Darol Anger, Sally Van Meter, and Celeste Krenz. The 20th Anniversary release of Elevation is available now in limited quantities at the merch table and online.
by Shari Barrett - Nov 13, 2019
Taking place exactly five years after the events of last year's production, the site-specific thriller SAFEHOUSE '82 once again immerses audiences in the culture and atmosphere of its particular era, right down to the 1982 copies of Playboy Magazine sitting on the living room table. This time, however, guests are asked to play a much more significant role in the story, with our choices directly impacting: the show's outcome as well as the fates of key characters. Thurs, vastly different endings are possible depending upon how the audience works together to complete the evening's mission.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2019
United Agents have announced that due to phenomenal demand, Lloyd Griffith has added an additional show in his hometown, Grimsby on 27th March 2020 at Docks Academy, to his Not Just A Pretty Face tour. Tickets go on sale Thursday 14th November via www.lloydgriffith.com. The tour begins at Hull Truck on 13th February 2020, now taking in a total of 32 dates, and concludes at the Frazer Theatre, Knaresborough on 17th April 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019
As 2019 comes to a close, St. John's in the Village, an Episcopal Church in the heart of Greenwich Village, New York is completing an enriching year of art, music, drama, literature, and comedy with its curated presentations throughout December. Each program is thoughtfully planned out by the church's respected and exuberant rector, Father Graeme Napier, and his devoted staff of clergy's, students, volunteers and interns. 
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019
Park Avenue Armory has just announced its 2020 season, which is set to include works by Bill T. Jones, Robert Icke's Hamlet, and much more. Click here for tickets and additional information.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019
Phase is a brand new club and arts space opening in the heart of Croydon this December. Comprised of two dedicated club rooms plus a studio, the 500-capacity venue will boast a balanced and inclusive programme which seeks to bring together the leading, rising and most vibrant talents from the fields of electronic and live music.
by TV News Desk - Nov 12, 2019
Laugh Out Loud, the comedy brand and multi-platform entertainment company founded by the world's top comedian Kevin Hart, announces the return of its smash interview series Cold As Balls for a third season, featuring even bigger guests, colder questions, and more hilarious moments from the ice tub.  This season, Hart will welcome its deepest and most eclectic lineup to-date, including some of the biggest names from the worlds of basketball, professional wrestling, track and field, esports, and more. 
by Marina Kennedy - Nov 12, 2019
If you're not cooking Thanksgiving dinner, the top chefs in New York City are and they are ready to serve fabulous meals.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019
You long to discover or rediscover Montreal while experiencing an exceptional hotel and dining experience? Hotel Uville brings the 60s and 70s back to life with its décor, archive photographs, NFB film collection, music and artifacts; a testimony to the vibrant and transformative era of the metropolis. Here is an incredible opportunity to immerse yourself in the unique history of a pivotal era, in a prime location facing Place d'Youville in Old Montreal. Are you ready for an unforgettable journey?
by Jonathan Marshall - Nov 11, 2019
Moving into a purpose-built, 325-seat building in 2003, Hampstead Theatre has been a vibrant, award-winning performance space for 60 years. The theatre prides itself on finding and nurturing new talent. Early works of Mike Leigh, Dennis Kelly, Michael Frayn and Harold Pinter - among others - were all developed here. New Artistic Director Roxana Silbert's debut season has just begun.  Here is everything you need to know if you're visiting - from food and drink to transport, ticket deals and accessibility.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2019
Tez Ilyas, one of the most celebrated rising stars in British comedy, is touring the UK in 2020 with new show Populist.
by Michael Rabice - Nov 11, 2019
ust as an American classic will always persevere, Buffalo's Kavinoky Theatre has triumphed in finally being able to present Harper Lee's TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD. After a major kerfuffle last spring that resulted in a cease and desist order from Broadway producers, The Kav was forced to entirely scrap their entire production of MOCKINGBIRD less than 2 weeks before opening night. A highly lauded production by Aaron Sorkin was and still is playing on the Great White way, and for questionable reasons, Buffalo was forced to shut down the Lee play. Happily, this season the Kav received the go ahead to produce Sorkin's version, and like a phoenix, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD has risen in a gripping and superbly acted production.
by Nicole Ackman - Nov 10, 2019
'At my age, I can say what I want,' Bessie Delany says in HAVING OUR SAY: THE DELANEY SISTERS' FIRST 100 YEARS. And truly, who's to argue with a woman who's lived more than a century? North Carolina Theatre's latest show tells the story of sisters, Sadie and Bessie Delany, two African-American women who were trailblazers in their careers and communities. Directed by Tia James, the play invites the audience into the sisters' home as they recount stories from their lives and explores themes of family, faith, and what it means to be a black woman in America.