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Joey Arias to Headline STILL MISBEHAVIN at Martinis Above Fourth
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

Internationally acclaimed jazz vocalist, fashion icon and drag artist Joey Arias premieres a new intimate show with piano and voice at MA4.  Accompanied by jazz pianist Peter Smith, Arias takes you on a musical journey highlighting his own musical inspirations, from The Beatles to, of course, Billie Holiday to whom he has long been compared. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 28, 2017
by - Jun 28, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 28 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Alan Alda-Narrated BRAHMS AND THE SCHUMANNS Adds Performance at BCMF
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

A second performance of 'Brahms and the Schumanns,' narrated by Alan Alda, has been added to the schedule of the 2017 Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival. This program, which opens the festival, will now be performed on July 30 and 31. (more...)

MTV to Premiere New Comedy Series SAFEWORD, 7/13
by TV News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

MTV today announced the debut of new comedy series, SAFEWORD where famous friends become famous frenemies all for a good laugh. “SafeWord” will premiere on Thursday, July 13 at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT, immediately following a new episode of “Wild 'N Out” and as part of MTV's “Throwdown Thursdays” comedy block. (more...)

Brand Connections Launches DIGITRY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

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New Comedy Launches TADA Theatricals, a New Chicago-Based Theatrical Producing Company
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The new Stan Zimmerman and Christian McLaughlin play, Knife to the Heart: The Circumcision Comedy, held a starry private reading on May 8, 2017, at Chicago's The Second City, the iconic institution home to some of the world's greatest comedy, produced by Steve Abrams, Tony D'Angelo, Stefani Nicole von Huben, Kim Stafford and Tommy Lipnick. Readings for potential investors and invited industry members are in preparation for a slated Chicago run in Spring 2018 at the Broadway Playhouse (exact dates to be announced), and mark the launch of new Chicago-based commercial producing team TADA Theatricals, led by Chicago theatre veterans Steve Abrams and Tony D'Angelo. TADA Theatricals will bring vibrant new work to audiences in Chicago and beyond, with a commitment to creating job opportunities for Chicago's world-class arsenal of theatrical talent. (more...)

Conor McPherson's THE VEIL Opens Next Month at Town Players
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

THE VEIL, a tale of suspense by Conor McPherson, opens July 14 at Town Players. (more...)

Christmas In July: Battle of the Christmas Musicals Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

On Saturday, July 1, from 7 pm to 10:30 pm, Brookfield Theatre presents Christmas in July: Battle of the Christmas Musicals. This festive event treats audiences to 45-minute previews of 3 brand new holiday-themed musicals. At the end of the evening, audiences vote for their favorite and the winning show will be performed as a full-length staged reading in December. Come meet the writers, enjoy the shows, and vote for your favorite musical! (more...)

Photo Flash: National Black Theatre Celebrates Black Excellence With Teer Spirit Awards Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Dr. Barbara Ann Teer's National Black Theatre (NBT) put the spotlight on Black excellence in the spirit of joy at the ninth annual TEER Spirit Awards Gala on Wednesday, June 14. (more...)

Garry Marshall Theatre Announces New Name, New Vision, New Artistic Directors
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

The Garry Marshall Theatre's Board of Directors announces Joseph Leo Bwarie and Dimitri Toscas as the newly-formed nonprofit's first Artistic Directors. Bwarie and Toscas will shepherd the Garry Marshall Theatre into its inaugural season, bringing a bold artistic vision and a focus on community engagement. (more...)

Master Mixologist: Justin Noel of MIONETTO
by Marina Kennedy - Jul 7, 2017

Master Mixologist, Justin Noel teamed up with Mionetto as brand mixologist two years ago. His appreciation for the brand stems from his admiration of the product itself, and the appeal of working with such a rich and diverse history, in today's beverage scene. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/7 - BEAUTIFUL, LION KING, DISASTER, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 7, 2017

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature BEAUTIFUL, THE LION KING, DISASTER, MY FAIR LADY, and more! (more...)

Greenbrier Valley Theatre presents MOON OVER BUFFALO
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

Greenbrier Valley Theatre, the State Professional Theatre of West Virginia, presents a Ken Ludwig masterpiece, Moon Over Buffalo. This outrageous comedy will run June 30 & July 1, July 6-8, July 12-14 and July 19-22 at 7:30 p.m., with a matinee performance July 22 at 2:30 p.m. (more...)

GHOST OF PAUL REVERE Comes to Fox Theatre This September
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

"Mumford & Sons meet the Avett Brothers with a twist of bluegrass. Old Crow Medicine Show with three-part harmonies. The Band for millennials… The Maine-grown, foot-stompin' holler-folk quartet create the type of music for which festivals are made." - The Boston Globe (more...)

Cockpit in Court Whoops It Up with SISTER ACT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

Cockpit in Court Summer Theatre continues its 45th season with Sister Act, a feel-good comedy based on the Touchstone Pictures motion picture starring Whoopi Goldberg. The musical comedy runs from July 21 through Aug. 6 in the F. Scott Black Theatre at the Robert and Eleanor Romadka College Center at CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Boulevard in Rosedale. (more...)

Photo Flash: Molly Pope is SECOND TO NUN at Zeiders American Dream Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Zeiders American Dream Theater presents the world premiere new musical, Second To Nun, running June 29 through August 5, 2017. Opening night was Saturday, July 1, coinciding with Canada's 150th Anniversary. Performances continue Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 7pm. (more...)

Special Production of Joe Pietro's OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS Opens 8/18 at Town Players
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Town Players is pleased to announce a special black box production of OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS by Joe Pietro for two weekends only in August. (more...)

BWW Review: DISASTER! at ONSTAGE In Bedford
by Jef Tingley - Jul 3, 2017

BWW Review: DISASTER! at ONSTAGE In Bedford (more...)

Regional Roundup 7/28: WEST SIDE STORY at the Lyric Theatre, MAMMA MIA! at The Gateway, and SOMETHING ROTTEN in Kansas City!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 28, 2017

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature West Side Story, Mamma Mia!, Something Rotten, and More! (more...)

Review Roundup: GROUNDED at Westport Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

The 2016 Lucille Lortel Award-winning play, 'Grounded,' a contemporary drama about a US Air Force fighter pilot who is grounded by an unexpected pregnancy, will be staged at Westport Country Playhouse, now through July 29. BroadwayWorld has a first look at Elizabeth Stahlmann in action below! (more...)

NEVERTHELESS, SHE PERSISTED: 5 Short Plays by Women Playwrights Comes to the Echo
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Nevertheless, She Persisted -An evening of five world-premiere short plays by female writers that explore the treatment of women in today's political climate: (more...)

Carnegie Theatre Series to Open with THE FULL MONTY This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

The Carnegie is preparing to 'bare it all' with the 2017-18 Theatre Series opener, THE FULL MONTY, running weekends, August 12-27, 2017. (more...)

MCCC Dance Faculty to Present Free DANCE DIALOGUES Performance
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Mercer County Community College's (MCCC) Dance faculty invites the community to a free performance. 'Dance Dialogues' will be presented Saturday, July 29, starting at 8 p.m. in the Studio Theatre on the college's West Windsor Campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Eve
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 21, 2017

BWW speaks to Jo Clifford about bringing National Theatre of Scotland's Eve to the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

JERSEY BOYS to Return to Sydney in September 2018
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

The international blockbuster musical Jersey Boys will open in September 2018 at Sydney's Capitol Theatre.  Auditions start this week in Melbourne and next week in Sydney to cast the new Australian company. (more...)

Vicky's of Santa Fe Announces 2018 Show Supper Club Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Vicky's of Santa Fe located on Highway 111 & Club Drive in Indian Wells will host the 2018 Show Supper Club Series. (more...)

Restaurant POS Terminal Market Size Worth $24.7 Billion By 2025: Grand View Research, Inc.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

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Rush Philanthropic Arts Raises Over $1.1 Million at ART FOR LIFE BENEFIT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation (RPAF) raised over $1.1 million at its annual ART FOR LIFE Benefit on July 15th at Fairview Farms in Bridgehampton, NY. Proceeds from ART FOR LIFE benefit the Foundation's signature arts education and gallery programs, which have directly served tens of thousands of inner-city youth over the past 20 years. (more...)

More Than 100 E-Book Deals From 99¢ - $4.99!
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Jul 16, 2017

Want some new books to curl up with this summer? Check out some of the fantastic e-books currently on sale!! The publishers have made it really easy to stock up--and a lot of books have the ENTIRE SERIES on sale, so you can buy them in one swoop without hurting your wallet too much!!! (more...)

City of Cuero, Texas Wooing Film Productions with Old-Fashioned Charm
by Movies News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Thanks to a history of turkey farming dating back to the early 1900s, Cuero, Texas boasts the title of the unofficial “turkey capital of the world.” The city's next claim to fame may be closer to filming capital of Texas. (more...)

Photo Flash: Music Theatre Wichita presents HAIRSPRAY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Music Theatre Wichita continues its 2017 Season, 'Hollywood to Broadway: A Summer Festival of Musical Theatre' by welcoming patrons to the 60s with a new version of Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman's Tony Award-winning musical Hairspray, which runs July 12-16 in the Century II Concert Hall in downtown Wichita, KS. The third of five locally produced Broadway-scale productions, Hairspray is part of the organization's 46th season, which is also the 30th season for producing artistic director Wayne Bryan. (more...)

PRINCE AND THE PAUPER Opens This Saturday at Millbrook Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

The Board of Directors and Artistic Director, David Leidholdt, are pleased to announce the second offering in the Millbrook Playhouse Saturday Morning Kids Show series, The Prince and the Pauper! (more...)

Joey Arias Stars in STILL MISBEHAVIN'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Internationally acclaimed jazz vocalist, fashion icon and drag artist Joey Arias premieres a new intimate show with piano and voice at MA4. Accompanied by jazz pianist Peter Smith, Arias takes you on a musical journey highlighting his own musical inspirations, from The Beatles to, of course, Billie Holiday to whom he has long been compared. (more...)

Motown, Comedy, Magic and More Coming Up at Westchester Broadway Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Westchester Broadway Theatre has announced its upcoming special shows. Scroll down for details! (more...)

BWW Previews: Exciting Broadway Season at Gate City Bank Theatre At The Fargodome
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Gate City Bank Theatre at the Fargodome in Fargo, ND will play host to an exciting line-up of Broadway shows for the 2017-2018 season. Here's the line-up! (more...)

Photo Flash: AMERIKE - THE GOLDEN LAND Celebrates Opening Night Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

In a time when issues of immigration, assimilation, xenophobia, and socio-economic upheaval are more present than ever, the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene will bring to the stage a reimagined version of Moishe Rosenfeld and Zalmen Mlotek's Amerike-The Golden Land, a musical journey of the immigration experience. Playing at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, across from the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, from which the story has taken inspiration, this limited Off Broadway engagement opened last night and will run through August 6th. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below! (more...)

Zachary Clause Announces Premiere of Bette Midler Cabaret
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Zachary Clause proudly announced the premiere of Zachary Clause Does Bette Midler at The Continental Baths, 1971 on Friday, October 27, Saturday, November 4 and Saturday, November 11 at Pangea (178 2nd Avenue). Doors open at 6:30pm with shows beginning at 7:30pm. (more...)

Flat Rock Playhouse presents The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

The Flat Rock Playhouse 2017 season continues with the legendary music and lyrics of one of musical theater's greatest composers: Andrew Lloyd Webber. Featuring songs from Broadway sensations like Evita, Cats and The Phantom of the Opera, Music of the Night: The Songs of Andrew Lloyd Webber plays on the Mainstage August 25th - September 3rd. (more...)

Baryshnikov Arts Center Presents Dorothée Munyaneza in New York Premiere of UNWANTED
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) is pleased to present Rwanda-born, France-based choreographer Dorothée Munyaneza in the New York premiere of her new work, Unwanted. Performances areThursday, September 21, and Friday, September 22, at 7:30pm, at BAC's Jerome Robbins Theater, 450 West 37th Street (between 9th and 10th Avenues), in Manhattan. (more...)

The New Harmony Project Now Accepting Submissions for 2018 Conference
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2017

The New Harmony Project announced today that it is now accepting submissions for the 32nd annual conference in May of 2018. Since 1986, the secluded town of New Harmony, Indiana has hosted artists from around the world for two-weeks of dedicated script development. Over the course of the conference, The New Harmony Project offers a retreat from the outside world, and space for writers to fully immerse themselves in their work. The peaceful serenity of New Harmony, the site of two former utopian societies, is a world away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. (more...)

Ghost of Paul Revere and Dragondeer to Play the Fox This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Ghost of Paul Revere and Dragondeer with Paul Whitacre will play the Fox Theatre on Thursday, September 28, 2017. (more...)

Cape Rep Theatre to Present A NEW BRAIN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Cape Rep Theatre's 32nd season continues with the Cape Cod premiere of A New Brain, music and lyrics by William Finn, book by William Finn and James Lapine September 14th through October 15th. (more...)

Three New Shows Just Added to King Center Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Space Coast Ballet Company's The Nutcracker, The New York Bee Gees, and Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons have just  been added to the King Center lineup! (more...)

Photo Flash: ROCK OF AGES Enters 'The Final Countdown' in Rehearsal at Drury Lane
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Drury Lane Theatre continues its 2017-2018 season with the regional premiere of the powerhouse musical tribute to the 1980s, Rock of Ages, with book by Chris D'Arienzo, arrangements and orchestrations by Ethan Popp, and directed by Scott Weinstein. Rock of Ages runs August 24 - October 15, 2017 at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The Press Opening is Thursday, September 7, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Kentwood Players Present FARRAGUT NORTH at the Westchester Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Kentwood Players will proudly present FARRAGUT NORTH, a political thriller by Beau Willimon, opening Friday, September 8 through Saturday, October 14, 2017 on Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00pm and Sundays at 2:00pm at the Westchester Playhouse, located at 8301 Hindry Avenue in Westchester, CA 90045. (more...)

Jeff Awards Research Project Enters Phase 2
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

The Jeff Awards is entering Phase 2 of its research project to gather opinions from Managing Directors and Artistic Directors of Chicago area theatres with an online, quantitative survey being sent Wednesday. Independently conducting the research is a Taproot+ team of pro bono professionals. (more...)

BWW Review: CFTA's Tuneful and Entertaining THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 14, 2017

Director Chris McLaurin makes a particularly auspicious debut at the helm of his rollicking - and beautifully sung and winningly staged - production of Gilbert and Sullivan's classic The Pirates of Penzance, now playing at Murfreesboro's Center for the Arts through August 27. Charming and engaging, McLaurin's Pirates hews closely to the comic opera's original production (the only one of Gilbert and Sullivan's works to actually have its initial staging on Broadway - in 1879), testament to the libretto's timelessness and its refreshingly contemporary humor. (more...)

The Cuckoo's Theater Project to Present DISTRACTED by Lisa Loomer
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2017

What's wrong with nine-year-old Jesse? He can't sit still, he curses, he raps, and you can't get him into-or out of-pajamas. His teacher thinks it's Attention Deficit Disorder. Dad says, 'He's just a boy!' And Mama's on a quest for answers. Is Jesse dysfunctional, or just different? Everyone is distracted, even the actors-they're breaking character! A hilarious, provocative, and poignant look at a modern family and an epidemic dilemma: Are we so tuned into our 24/7 info-rich world that we've tuned out what really matters? (more...)

BWW Feature: Strong Women Get Their Due on Stage in August
by Ellen Dostal - Aug 11, 2017

If you were captivated by the film Hidden Figures and its story of the women known as 'human computers' who saved John Glenn's NASA space mission, get ready for Lauren Gunderson's play SILENT SKY, opening this month at the Long Beach Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Breaking: They're Working Their Way Back! JERSEY BOYS Will Return Off-Broadway This Fall!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

The big man is back in town! The beloved Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award winning smash hit musical JERSEY BOYS returns to New York City at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street) this November, 2017. (more...)

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