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BWW Review: One-Two Punch of Surprises Powers EAT THE RUNT
by Perry Tannenbaum - Sep 19, 2017

Make sure to bring your smartphone to the Charlotte Art League when you see EAT THE RUNT. You'll help to cast the show, conveniently set in an art museum by playwright Avery Crozier, by texting your choices. (more...)

JERSEY BOYS Songwriter Judy Parker Gaudio Dies at Age 79
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The entertainment industry mourns the death of songwriter and actress Judy Parker Gaudio, (age 79). Gaudio, the writer of Billboard chart-topping songs and Broadway hits, passed away peacefully from respiratory complications on Thursday, her husband Bob Gaudio confirmed. (more...)

Gadabout Theatre Company Presents Nashville Premiere of TREVOR October 11 & 12
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 19, 2017

Our goal to bring unique, left-of-center plays to the Nashville area that have never been performed here before, said Stephanie Houghton, founder of Gadabout Theater Company. Trevor is a truly unique work with a quirky sensibility that's surprisingly touching in places. We hope Nashville theatergoers will take a chance on experiencing something they're never seen here before. (more...)

Mad Props Theatre bring SOHO CINDERS to Glasgow
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Sep 19, 2017

When impoverished student Robbie becomes romantically involved with engaged London Mayoral candidate James Prince, his lap-dancing step-sisters become the least of his problems! James and Robbie's worlds collide forcing them to fight for their own fairy-tale ending in this hilarious, satirical twist on the classic Cinderella story. (more...)

Casting Announced for Coventry Musical GODIVA ROCKS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The Belgrade Theatre has announced the cast for its Coventry Musical Godiva Rocks, including Niki Evans who wowed the judges on the 2007 series of ITV's X Factor. Premiering on the Main Stage this October, Godiva Rocks is the must-see new musical featuring a soundtrack of hit songs from Coventry artists through the decades, and brings together a talented cast of actors, singers and musicians. (more...)

Leigh Barrett to Lead SOUVENIR at the Lyric Stage; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Spiro Veloudos remounts one of his favorite productions in celebration of his 20 years as Producing Artistic Director. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Cumberland County Playhouse's THE DROWSY CHAPERONE
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 18, 2017

Finally, a musical for everyone who loves musicals! Beginning September 15, Cumberland County Playhouse presents The Drowsy Chaperone, a loving send-up of Jazz age musicals featuring one show-stopping song and dance number after another. (more...)

Justin Moore's 'Kinda Don't Care' Hits Country Radio; Tour Dates Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Rooted in his rural upbringing, Justin Moore's 'Kinda Don't Care' proves he is nothing but 100% genuine. His new single emulates the mentality loyal fans have come to expect from him, as his Southern drawl impacts Country radio today. (more...)

Liza Jessie Peterson's THE PECULIAR PATRIOT Opens at National Black Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Liza Jessie Peterson's hilarious and poignant one woman, multimedia show The Peculiar Patriot opened to standing ovation Sunday at Dr. Barbara Ann Teer's National Black Theatre (NBT), kicking off the historical Harlem theater's 49th season, Black to the Future. NBT and Hi-ARTS have joined forces to present the play, a blistering critique of the American criminal justice system. Peterson, who worked for nearly two decades at Rikers Island in various capacities and was featured in Ava DuVernay's Oscar-nominated documentary 13th, wrote the show, which is directed by Talvin Wilks. The Peculiar Patriot runs through October 1. (more...)

HBO2 to Air Encore of All Episodes of BIG LITTLE LIES, 9/21
by TV News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Emmy-awarding winning BIG LITTLE LIES receives an encore play of all seven episodes back-to-back on HBO2 this Thursday, Sept. 21, starting at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT). (more...)

Review Roundup: AIN'T TOO PROUD - The Temptations Musical - at Berkeley Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

A new musical, AIN'T TOO PROUD-THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS chronicles the journey of five young men on the streets of Detroit who became music legends. The show runs through October 22 at Berkeley Rep Theatre, and the critics are weighing in! (more...)

Scoop: BLACK-ISH on ABC - Tuesday, October 3, 2017
by - Sep 18, 2017

Get all the scoop on BLACK-ISH, airing on ABC on Tuesday, October 3, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: SPEECHLESS on ABC - Wednesday, October 4, 2017
by - Sep 18, 2017

Get all the scoop on SPEECHLESS, airing on ABC on Wednesday, October 4, 2017! (more...)

BWW Review: The Dark Comedy TREVOR is not Monkeying Around at Theatre Downtown
by David Edward Perry - Sep 18, 2017

Trevor is no longer the cute and cuddly chimp from his old days on variety shows of the likes of Sonny and Cher and Barbara Mandrel. He's now an adult chimpanzee wracked with cabin fever and dreams to get back to Hollywood. (more...)

Scoop: TEN DAYS IN THE VALLEY on ABC - Sunday, October 8, 2017
by - Sep 18, 2017

Get all the scoop on TEN DAYS IN THE VALLEY, airing on ABC on Sunday, October 8, 2017! (more...)

CDI to Present THE CHICAGO PROJECT as Part of Chicago Architecture Biennial
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

CDI/Concert Dance Inc. (CDI) presents the world premiere of The Chicago Project: Future Present at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn, on Friday, September 22 at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Scoop: PENN & TELLER: FOOL US on THE CW - Friday, September 22, 2017
by - Sep 18, 2017

Get all the scoop on PENN & TELLER: FOOL US, airing on THE CW on Friday, September 22, 2017! (more...)

Winners Announced for 69th Primetime EMMY AWARDS
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 17, 2017

The 69th Annual EMMY AWARDS take place tonight, Sunday, September 17 at the Microsoft Theater in Downtown Los Angeles and will air live coast-to-coast on CBS (more...)

ASSASSINS Extends for Additional Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2017

Due to popular demand, Hayes Theatre Co have extended their season of Assassins until October 22. Due to open tomorrownight (Tuesday September 19) after four sold out previews, the theatre's first Stephen Sondheim musical has been highly anticipated and the show is already garnering glowing audience responses. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 9/16/2017
by - Sep 16, 2017's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 9/16/2017. (more...)

BWW Review: Bailey Directs Well-Paced A FEW GOOD MEN at CFTA
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 16, 2017

If the production of Aaron Sorkin's A Few Good Men closing tonight after a much too brief two-weekend run at Murfreesboro's Center for the Arts proves anything it's just how current and relevant the play remains, almost 30 years after its Broadway premiere. First produced there in 1989, followed up by the wildly successful film version three years later, it's long been a favorite of theater- and film-goers alike, giving them a bird's eye view of the machinations and intrigue that propels the plot of the courtroom drama forward. (more...)

HAND TO GOD Approaches Opening at San Jose Stage Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2017

San Jose Stage Company kicks off its first production of their 35th Anniversary Season, a darkly satirical comedy by Tony Nominated & Laurence Olivier Award Winner Robert Askins . Tyrone is a ruthless spewer of truth bringing Southern religionism to its knees-- he's also a demon possessed Christian Ministry puppet. (more...)

BWW Interview: Meet Broadway's Top Legal Eagle, Mark Sendroff
by Robert Diamond - Sep 15, 2017

Billy Flynn might get all the attention, but Broadway's real, go-to man of the law is Mark Sendroff. (more...)

BWW Review: Theatrically Inventive CURIOUS INCIDENT Tour Captivates at OC's Segerstrom Center
by Michael Quintos - Sep 15, 2017

A cRoss between a murder mystery and a psychological drama told with a high-tech showmanship flair, the intriguing touring production of Simon Stephen's Tony Award-winning play THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME now in Costa Mesa at Orange County's Segerstrom Center for the Arts through September 17 is a quirky, captivating exercise in theatrical inventiveness. Uniquely structured, visually stunning, and yet remarkably approachable, this play is a prime example of what a great live theater experience can bring to an audience willing to jump in for a different kind of ride. (more...)

Emmy Predictions 2017: Who Will Win, Who Should Win and Who Should Have Been Nominated?
by Emily Bruno - Sep 15, 2017

It's the most wonderful time of the TV year! The 2017 Emmys will be given out this Sunday September 17 and the nominees are anxiously awaiting for their name to be read as the winner. But who will actually get to hold that golden statue? And who should win? And who has been snubbed this whole time? (more...)

Scott Alan, Santino Fontana, Lea DeLaria and More Set for Birdland This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its October 2017 lineup, featuring Ron Carter's Great Big Band, Quartet and Golden Striker Trio, Lea DeLaria with Special Guests, Miss Coco Peru, Frank Perowsky Jazz Orchestra, Santino Fontana, Kurt Elling, Rolando Morales-Matos, Veronica Swift, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at African-American Shakespeare Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

In this colorfully imaginative tale of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, lovers, Amazon women, and mystical fairies share the stage of this production set in Trinidad & Tobago's Carnival. (more...)

Ross Kemp to Tour EXTREME TALES LIVE ON STAGE Across Australia
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

In a global first, documentary maker, author and actor Ross Kemp will reveal the truth about how the extreme world works live on stage, delivering remarkable insights into the 73 documentaries that he has made with his team acRoss the world in the last 15 years. (more...)

Lumineers Cover Bob Dylan Classic for Project in Conjunction with Burns/Novick's 'The Vietnam War'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

THE VIETNAM WAR, a new film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick scheduled to premiere on PBS on September 17, 2017, has inspired a new platform for leading artists to share their renditions of iconic songs from that era. (more...)

BECOMING SANTA CLAUS DVD/Blu-ray Goes on Sale Tomorrow
by Movies News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

The Dallas Opera is delighted to announce the eagerly awaited DVD and Blu-ray release of Mark Adamo's critically acclaimed new holiday opera, BECOMING SANTA CLAUS, distributed exclusively through CD Baby. (more...)

Maropost Ranks No. 3 on the 2017 PROFIT 500
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017


Musical Duo Aly & AJ Release Bewitching Video for 'Take Me'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Musical duo, Aly & AJ, who have sold over 2 million records worldwide, recently returned after a 10 year musical hiatus, with new track, 'Take Me'. (more...)

Casting Announced for CABARET at Three Rivers Music Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Three Rivers Music Theatre has announced casting for CABARET, directed by Andy Planck, running February 23 - March 4, 2018! (more...)

Tickets for Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Penobscot Theatre Go On Sale 10/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Previously available to subscribers only, tickets to Penobscot Theatre Company's highly anticipated holiday production of Disney's Beauty and the Beast, will go on sale to the general public, October 2. 'Sold-out performances are all but certain, so we urge folks to act soon. It's going to be glorious,' says Producing Artistic Director, Bari Newport. (more...)

FRIDAY 5 (+1): Cumberland County Playhouse's THE DROWSY CHAPERONE
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 14, 2017

Who better than Cumberland County Playhouse's artistic director Britt Hancock to take the helm of The Drowsy Chaperone, the latest show slated to open on the mainstage of CRossville's iconic theater? After all, he starred as Broadway producer Feldzieg in the national touring company of the Tony Award-winning show, tap dancing his way acRoss the country and winning hearts and rave reviews all along the way. (more...)

It's Coronation Day! Disney's FROZEN Pre-Broadway Engagement Opens Tonight in Denver
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

It's coronation day! Tonight is opening night for Disney's Frozen's pre-Broadway engagement, playing through October 1, 2017 at the Buell Theatre in the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Rag'n'Bone Man, Natalie Dormer & More Set for This Week's JONATHAN ROSS
by TV News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

On this week's show, Jonathan is joined by BRIT award-winning, multi-platinum selling singer Rag'n'Bone Man, Game of Thrones and Hunger Games actress Natalie Dormer and comedian Jack Dee ahead of his upcoming new sitcom Bad Move. (more...)

Riverside Theatres to Present THE SONGS AND TALES OF ANGRY OLD MEN for One Night Only
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

For one show only, Riverside Theatres will present The Songs and Tales of Angry Old Men, a celebration of rock-n-roll and the songs that defined great moments throughout the decades. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at 'ROCK AND ROLL MAN' World Premiere at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

'Rock and Roll Man: The Alan Freed Story' is making its world premiere at Bucks County Playhouse through October 1, 2017. The high energy musical drama stars Tony-nominee Alan Campbell ('Sunset Blvd.') as Alan Freed and multiple-Emmy nominee George Wendt (Norm from 'Cheers') as J. Edgar Hoover. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Galaxians Set to Release New Album 10/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Within the music of Galaxians the trio of Emma Mason, Matt Woodward and Jed Skinner formed in 2012 lies a powerfully hedonistic strain that does much to loop a thread through the party lineage of their hometown of Leeds. (more...)

HAMILTON's Christopher Jackson to Perform During EMMY's 'In Memoriam' Segment
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Top television talent have been added to the list of presenters for the 69TH PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS, to be broadcast LIVE from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, Sunday, Sept. 17 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/5:00-8:00 PM live PT) on the CBS Television Network. In addition, it was announced that Tony Award winner Christopher Jackson (HAMILTON) will perform a touching In Memoriam tribute during the show. (more...)

WildClaw Theatre Stages World Premiere Horror Play NIGHT IN ALACHUA COUNTY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

WildClaw Theatre Company proudly presents the world premiere production of NIGHT IN ALACHUA COUNTY running through October 7th at The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. WildClaw, Chicago's only horror theater, continues their 2017 season with a disturbing new work by Chicago playwright Jennifer Rumberger. After staying away for 17 years, Violet returns home to a back-woods part of Florida to face the mother and sister she left behind, and the disturbing secrets they share and also some necromancy and an eyeless demon creature. Tickets are on sale now at Tickets are $30 General Admission & $20 for students & industry professionals. (more...)

Are You In or Are You Out? Tickets on Sale for CRUEL INTENTIONS: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

As previously announced, following two sold-out runs in Los Angeles and a sold-out pop-up engagement in NYC, Cruel Intentions: The Musical, the stage adaptation of Roger Kumble's 1999 cult hit film, created by Jordan Ross, Lindsey Rosin and Roger Kumble, will return to New York for a limited engagement at (le) Poisson Rouge (158 Bleecker Street) beginning Friday, November 17, 2017. (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for September 13, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 13, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

Original WEST SIDE STORY Stars Chita Rivera, Carol Lawrence and More Will Reunite for Dancers Over 40 Event 'COOL!'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Sixty years ago this month, West Side Story opened on Broadway to become one of the best-loved musicals of all time. To celebrate this historic event, Dancers Over 40 will assemble a spectacular once-in-a-lifetime panel of original cast members nearly to the day of their 1957 debut. (more...)

Wheelhouse Marketing Announces Role in AMERICAN BEAUTY STAR Premiering on Lifetime
by TV News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Wheelhouse Marketing & PR announces its partnering role with the upcoming national television competition series AMERICAN BEAUTY STAR, hosted by iconic supermodel Adriana Lima, premiering September 21st on A+E Networks' Lifetime Channel. (more...)

Flat Rock Playhouse presents The Music of Lionel Richie & Diana Ross!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Summer may be drawing to a close, but Fall is about to heat up at Flat Rock Playhouse with a brand new Music on the Rock paying tribute to 5-time Grammy winner, Lionel Richie, and the lead singer of Motown's most successful act, Diana Ross. With hits that caused a Chain Reaction for Americans and music lovers acRoss the world, this dynamic duo will turn the Music on the Rock series Upside Down with Endless Love and hit tunes that could make even Fools Fall in Love. The Music of Lionel Richie & Diana Ross will run from September 28th October 8th at The Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown on Main Street in Hendersonville. (more...)

Breaking Glass Announces Release of Coming-of-Age Drama HEARTSTONE
by Movies News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Breaking Glass Pictures is proud to announce the North American release of writer-director Gu mundur Arnar Gu mundsson's visually stunning, coming-of-age drama HEARTSTONE. (more...)

Alec Baldwin to Host Facebook Live Broadcast of New York Philharmonic's Opening Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Actor Alec Baldwin will host the New York Philharmonic's Facebook Live broadcast of 106 All-Stars: Opening Gala Concert of New York's Orchestra, which launches the 2017-18 season with Mahler's Symphony No. 5 led by Music Director Designate Jaap van Zweden, on Tuesday, September 19, 2017. (more...)

Northern Stage to Open Season with First-Ever Repertory: A DOLL'S HOUSE and ROBERT FROST: THIS VERSE BUSINESS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House and Robert Frost: This Verse Business by A.M. Dolan play in repertory live on stage at the Barrette Center for the Arts in White River Junction, VT, September 20 October 29. (more...)

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