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ED SCHRADER'S MUSIC BEAT Shares 'Riddles' Video Featuring Dan Deacon + Performs on Adult Swim
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2018

Baltimore-based duo Ed Schrader's Music Beat released Riddles - their new Dan Deacon-produced album and CarparkRecords debut - earlier this month, and today they share an incredible music video for the title track. (more...)

More Hot Pies! SWEENEY TODD Extends at The Barrow Street Theatre; New Pies Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

It was announced today that due to continued popular demand, off-Broadway's Sweeney Todd will extend through August 26, 2018. The production celebrated its one year anniversary this week, continuing its streak as the longest running musical to play New York's Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street). (more...)

Native Earth Presents World Premiere Of FINDING WOLASTOQ VOICE, 3/29-31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

For this year's Niimi'iwe: Indigenous Dance Showcase, Native Earth Performing Arts is thrilled to present Theatre New Brunswick's production of Finding Wolastoq Voice, written and composed by Natalie Sappier-Samaqani Cocahq and directed by Thomas Morgan Jones. Following the World Premiere, the production will hit the road for a month-long provincial tour with a special stop in Toronto, Ontario as part of Native Earth's Niimi'iwe dance series from March 29 to 31 at Aki Studio. (more...)

PPAC Announces HAMILTON, THE BAND'S VISIT, ANASTASIA, and More in 2018/19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018

J.L. "Lynn" Singleton, President of the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC), is pleased to announce PPAC's 2018/2019 Broadway Season, featuring MISS SAIGON, CATS, and THE BAND'S VISIT. ANASTASIA, Roald Dahl's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY,Andrew Lloyd Webber's new high-octane hit SCHOOL OF ROCK, and WAITRESS THE MUSICAL. (more...)

Indoor Block Party Celebrates the Best of the Meatpacking District, 3/8
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018

The Meatpacking Business Improvement District (BID) is proud to announce that their annual 'indoor block party' and fundraiser, Open Market, will return to Highline Stages on March 8, 2018 from 6:30pm - 10:30pm to celebrate the local business community. (more...)

Miss Vodka Stinger to Appear at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Miss Vodka Stinger, Sherry Vine, Vicky Boofont, and Eve Starr in 4 Girls 4 April 5th at 11:30pm.  In the classic tradition of 4 Girls 4, boozy chanteuse, Miss Vodka Stinger brings you a modern version of the classic concert.  (more...)

INDEPENDENCE by Lee Blessing: A Female-Fueled Project To Open At Alchemical Theatre Laboratory
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018


FotoFocus Presents Conversation With Activist And Photographer Zoe Leonard
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2018

???????internationally acclaimed artist Zoe Leonard will join FotoFocus Artistic Director Kevin Moore in conversation on March 29, 2018, as part of the organization's Lecture and Visiting Artist Series.  (more...)

Tickets Now Available for the Muny's Centennial Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2018

The Muny announced today that season tickets for The Muny's 2018 centennial summer season are now available. Tickets can be purchased online at, by phone (314) 361-1900, or in person at The Muny Box Office, open 9am - 5pm, Monday through Friday. The Muny proudly celebrates its 100th season in Forest Park this summer. (more...)

BWW Interview: Eugene Domingo Talks 'NIGHT, MOTHER, Living Life to The Fullest
by Jude Cartalaba - Mar 4, 2018

Almost six years after her last play, 'Bona,' Eugene Domingo returns to the stage via the Filipino adaptation of Marsha Norman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play 'NIGHT, MOTHER. She breathes life into the character of the depressed Jessie, a divorced wife and a mother of a delinquent son. (more...)

FX Shares Season 1 Peek Teaser For New Musical Series From Ryan Murphy, POSE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2018

FX Shares Peek Teaser For Ryan Murphy's New Musical Series POSE (more...)

Broadway's CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD Announces Student Rush Policy
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2018

Today, Children of a Lesser God announced its student rush policy as the Tony Award-winning play begins performances tonight at Studio 54 (254 West 54th Street) ahead of a Wednesday, April 11 official opening night. (more...)

Traverse Theatre Announce Traverse 1 Festival 2018
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2018

The Traverse Theatre is excited to announce the full programme for Traverse 1 during Traverse Festival 2018. A collection of five vibrant, compelling and deeply human works, taking in a teenage girl's coming-of-age tale from schoolgirl to indie rock star (What Girls Are Made Of); a childhood remembered through taste and smell (Nigel Slater's 'Toast'); a fearless exploration of race relations (Underground Railroad Game); the state and future of the NHS (Check Up: Our NHS at 70); and a haunting vision of ruthless state control (Meek).  (more...)

Nigel Slater's TOAST Announces Edinburgh Fringe Festival Dates At Traverse Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2018

Following its world premiere at The Lowry, Salford, in May, the stage adaption of Nigel Slater's best-selling memoirs Toast is to be performed at the world-famous Edinburgh Festival Fringe as part of Traverse Festival 2018, it has been announced today. (more...)

Photo Flash: Garden Theatre Continues 10th Anniversary Season with A TENNESSEE WALK
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2018

The Garden Theatre begins performances this week of its highly anticipated historical drama, A Tennessee Walk. Presented March 16 - 31, 2018 the award-winning play by Garden Theatre's artistic director Rob Winn Anderson shines new light on a seldom-told, true story of a circus elephant that was executed by a hysterical public. (more...)

Photo Flash: Andre De Shields, Marta Sanders, Peter And Will Anderson, Shemekia Copeland And More Among 2018 Bistro Award Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2018

Tony Award winning choreographer and director George Faison (The Wiz) presented Andre De Shields, a two-time Tony nominee, Drama Desk nominee, Emmy winner and multi-Audelco Award and Outer Critics Circle Award winner, with the 2018 Bob Harrington Lifetime Achievement Award at the 33rd Annual Bistro Awards Gala, held at Gotham Comedy Club in New York on March 12th. De Shields received the Bistro Awards' highest honor for his five decades of stage and nightclub accomplishments. (more...)

Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID Comes to Artisan Center Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2018

DISNEY'S THE LITTLE MERMAID opens at Artisan Center Theater on Friday, March 30, 2018 and runs through Saturday, May 12, 2018. The 196 seat theater-in-the-round is located at 444 East Pipeline Road in Hurst.  (more...)

Photo Flash: INDEPENDENCE: THE PLAY By Lee Blessing Comes to Alchemical Theatre Laboratory
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2018

After a successful weekend of preview performances, INDEPENDENCE opens on March 21st at 7pm and has additional performances on March 24th at 8pm, March 25th at 2pm & 7pm, and March 26th at 7pm.  (more...)

The Regional Premiere of JERSEY BOYS Set to Close the Ogunquit Playhouse 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2018

The multi-Tony Award-winning, international sensation that took Broadway and the world by storm, makes its Northeast regional premiere at the Ogunquit Playhouse September 5 to October 28. Jersey Boys takes audiences on an exhilarating journey behind the music of mega-stars Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. Follow the incredible story of four guys bound by one dream, who worked their way from the streets of New Jersey to the heights of stardom. Audiences around the world have gone wild over the electrifying performances of the golden greats that took these hometown boys all the way to the top of the charts: "Sherry," "Big Girls Don't Cry," "Can't Take My Eyes Off You," "Dawn," "My Eyes Adored You," and many more. You're sure to leave exclaiming, "Oh, What a Night!" (more...)

Inevitable Theatre Company Presents One-In-A-Million Regional Premiere Of STIFF
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2018

Inevitable Theatre Company, in partnership with Paraquad, proudly presents the regional premiere of the Risk Theater Initiative production of STIFF, written and performed by Sherry Jo Ward, at the Kranzberg Arts Center Black Box in Grand Center, St. Louis, MO, from March 22-April 1, 2018.  (more...)

GIFF Announces Dynamic 2018 Feature Film Competition Lineup for 12th International Film Festival
by TV News Desk - Mar 19, 2018

The Suncoast Credit Union Gasparilla International Film Festival (GIFF) is proud to announce the dynamic 2018 Feature Film Competition Lineup. The festival includes 35 U.S., international and documentary features, as well as other programming, to kick-off its 12th festival season. GIFF will begin on Tuesday, March 20th with the opening night musical/drama, Stuck, starring Giancarlo Esposito, Amy Madigan and Ashanti.  (more...)

Casting Announced For SAUK SHORTS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2018

A cast of 30 will present an evening of short plays at The Sauk, Hillsdale County's community theatre, this May. (more...)

New Harrison David Rivers Play Closes Playwrights' Center Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2018

The 2017-18 Ruth Easton New Play Series at the Playwrights' Center closes April 9 and 10 with Core Writer Harrison David Rivers' new play 'the bandaged place.' The readings begin at 7 p.m. at the Playwrights' Center, located at 2301 E. Franklin Avenue in Minneapolis. They are free, but reservations are recommended and can be made at (more...)

Chelsea Kane, Patricia Richardson, Todd Sherry & Josh Zuckerman cast in a new circumcision comedy play KNIFE TO THE HEART
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2018

Director and playwright Stan Zimmerman has found his quartet of actors for his new comedy Knife to the Heart, co-written with Christian McLaughlin. The show will play a limited run of 3 WEEKS ONLY for 9 performances (May 4-20) at the Dorie Theatre, part of The Complex on LA's famed Theatre Row (6476 Santa Monica Blvd, LA CA 90038). Show times are Friday and Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 3pm. The cast includes Chelsea Kane ('Baby Daddy'), Todd Sherry ('Parks & Recreation'), Josh Zuckerman (A Delicate Ship) and four-time Emmy-nominee Patricia Richardson ('Home Improvement'). Tickets are $35 for Reserved Seating /$25 General Admission/$30 at the door, if available, and can be purchased at A special preview performance is Friday May 4 with an Opening Night of Saturday May 5. (more...)

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet Continues Residency At The Soraya
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2018

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet (ASFB) celebrates the third year of its four-year residency at the Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for the performing arts (The Soraya) with a program of works that celebrates the company's commitment to creating new contemporary dance on Saturday, April 7 at 8:00pm. ASFB will perform the new work Half/Cut/Split by world-renowned Finnish choreographer Jorma Elo, as well as Where We Left Off (2011) commissioned by ASFB and choreographed by Nicolo Fonte, and Return to a Strange Land (1975) from Ji?i Kylian, Artistic Director of Nederlands Dans Theater with music by Leoš Jana?ek.    (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the Closing Production of Hoxton Hall's Season, FEMALE PART SHORTS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2018

Female Parts Shorts: A Woman Alone, The Immigrant and A Mother is a collection of short plays directed by Karena Johnson, Artistic Director of Hoxton Hall. Johnson directs Gehane Strehler in A Woman Alone, Clare Perkins in The Immigrant and Rebecca Saire in A Mother. The three monologues are performed in sequence, opening on Thursday 15 March, with previews from Tuesday 13 March, running until Saturday 31 March. (more...)

Review Roundup: BASKERVILLE at Long Wharf Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

The reviews are in for BASKERVILLE at Long Wharf Theatre! The Ken Ludwig comedy opened on February 28th and will run through March 25th. (more...)

Geffen Playhouse Announces Cast for SIGNIFICANT OTHER
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

The Geffen Playhouse today announced the full cast for its production of Joshua Harmon's (Bad Jews) critically-acclaimed hit play, Significant Other, directed by Stephen Brackett. The cast features Melanie Field (Paramount Network's Heathers) as Laura, Vella Lovell (CW's Crazy Ex-Girlfriend) as Vanessa, Preston Martin as Zach/Evan/Roger, Keilly McQuail (Amazon's The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel) as Kiki, John Garet Stoker (CBS's Code Black) as Will/Conrad/Tony, Concetta Tomei (Deep Impact) as Helene Berman and Will Von Vogt as Jordan Berman. (more...)

JERSEY BOYS Comes to Van Wezel
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2018

Jersey Boys is the Tony-, Grammy- and Olivier Award-winning Best Musical which tells the true story of how four blue-collar kids became one of the greatest successes in pop music history. Jersey Boys takes the stage at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall in three performances on Tuesday, April 10, Wednesday, April 11 and Thursday, April 12 at 8:00PM. (more...)

BritWeek And The Wallis Present A Shakespeare Jubilee!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2018

???????BritWeek and The Wallis are proud to announce A Shakespeare Jubilee!  BritWeek, the largest and most visible celebration of the creativity and innovation between the UK and the US, celebrates its twelfth year with three significant events in Los Angeles. BritWeek has become a global forum that highlights British excellence and influence in theater, films television, music, fine art, and sport. This year's opening event is A Shakespeare Jubilee!, BritWeek's first co-presentation with The Wallis.Produced and directed by Louis Fantasia, and featuring a star-studded cast of 27 actors, A Shakespeare Jubilee! takes place Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 7:30pm in the Bram Goldsmith Theater at The Wallis and tickets are now on sale. (more...)

Final Six Bartenders Announced for the Tío Pepe Challenge 2018
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2018

The top six Sherry cocktail recipe entrants have been selected to compete at the 2018 U.S. Tío Pepe Challenge and they are: John Aquino from Coast Bar & Grill in Charleston, SC; Matthew Korzelius from The Roosevelt Room in Austin, TX; Jeremy Lake from Roseliné in Los Angeles, CA; Valentino Longo from Four Seasons Surfside in Miami, FL; Jared Sadoian from The Hawthorne in Boston, MA; and Benjamin Wood from Beatnik in Chicago, IL. (more...)

Harlem Quartet With CSUN's Samuel Goldberg Honors String Quartet At The Soraya, 3/14
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2018

???????Praised for its "panache" by The New York Times, the Harlem Quartet is "bringing a new attitude to classical music, one that is fresh, bracing and intelligent," says the Cincinnati Enquirer.  That new attitude will be on display when the Harlem Quartet returns to the Soraya and Younes Center for the Performing Arts (The Soraya) and teams up with honor students from CSUN's Samuel Goldberg Honors String Quartet. This free concert will be performed on Wednesday, March 14 at 7:30pm in the intimate 500-seat Plaza del Sol Performance Hall situated alongside The Soraya on the CSUN campus. (more...)

Orlando Shakes Announces 30th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2018

Orlando Shakespeare Theater (Orlando Shakes) in Partnership with UCF announces the upcoming productions for their 30th Anniversary Season. With Broadway's original hip hop musical, two Shakespearean dramas, a hysterical Penny Dreadful parody, the return of a Christmas classic, a Tony Award nominated new drama, the World Premiere of a newly commissioned play, and a fresh twist on three classic fairy tales, the nationally renowned Theater's Season includes a wide range of productions to celebrate classic, contemporary, and children's plays. (more...)

Scoop: Coming Up On SPEECHLESS on ABC - Wednesday, March 14, 2018
by TV Scoop - Feb 26, 2018

Get all the scoop on Coming Up On SPEECHLESS, airing on ABC on Wednesday, March 14, 2018! (more...)

The Royal Crown Players Are Rollin' Out XANADU
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2018

The Royal Crown Players of Roslyn High School are back at it again presenting their absurdity on wheels, the award winning and 'you are going to have a great time musical'- 'XANADU!' Reliving the 80's nostalgia of romantic comedies, legwarmers and roller disco...XANADU is a classic tale of boy meets girl, except that this girl is actually Greek muse 'Kira' performed by Kelly Frank, sent from the heavens to Venice Beach, California to help struggling artist, Sonny portrayed by Mark Russ to achieve his greatest dream, to open the first ROLLER DISCO! When Kira falls into forbidden love with this mortal, two of her jealous sisters, Melpomene (Bryn Goldstein) and Calliope (Jordan Resnick) take advantage of the situation with the other muses along with greedy real estate mogul, Danny Maguire performed by T. J. Sheppard and a host of other heavenly bodies to complete a recipe of chaos with abounding absurdity that will have you laughing and enjoying a carefree evening of entertainment of theater. (more...)

John Larroquette To Star In ABC Family Comedy Pilot 'Three Rivers'
by Stephanie Wild - Feb 23, 2018

According to Deadline, Emmy winner John Larroquette is tapped to star opposite Annaleigh Ashford in the upcoming ABC pilot 'Three Rivers.' (more...)

Video: Take a Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Making of Netflix's EVERYTHING SUCKS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

Video: Take a Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Making of Netflix's EVERYTHING SUCKS (more...)

HAMILTON and More to be Included in Broadway Grand Rapids' 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

Broadway Grand Rapids will celebrate 30 years of bringing the best of Broadway to West Michigan when the new season begins next fall. The 2018-19 season will include some of the freshest and liveliest shows on tour. (more...)

Windstar Cruises and The James Beard Foundation Elevate Culinary Travel Experiences with New Multi-Year Exclusive Partnership
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

Windstar Cruises and the James Beard Foundation are serving up the best reasons to explore the world through expert-led, locally-inspired cruise cuisine, as the award-winning small ship cruise line and preeminent American culinary organization sign a multi-year agreement to continue their exclusive partnership, through early 2021. The long-term partnership is a result of past successes of the unique travel-culinary program, which hand-picks acclaimed culinary experts to share their knowledge of cuisines of the world with travelers, and showcases exclusive recipes and experiences on sailings across Windstar's fleet of six elegant ships. The relationship began in 2016 and grew in 2017 into an exclusive partnership naming Windstar the Official Cruise Line of the James Beard Foundation, a title that embodies the line's commitment to elevated epicurean experiences around the world. (more...)

WEST SIDE STORY, FUN HOME, ONCE, and More Slated for Phoenix Theatre's 2018-2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2018

Phoenix Theatre is delighted to announce this incredible lineup for the upcoming 2018/2019 season! (more...)

Get Discounts to 'NIGHT, MOTHER on March 3 Matinee
by Oliver Oliveros - Feb 19, 2018

Get up to 20% off your tickets to Philippine Theater Association's (PETA) Filipino adaptation of Marsha Norman's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama 'NIGHT, MOTHER, starring Eugene Domingo and Sherry Lara, on Saturday, March 3, at 3 p.m, at PETA-Phinma Theater (5 Sunnyside Drive, New Manila, Quezon City). (more...)

The Oregon Premiere Of EL GRANDE DE COCA-COLA Opens at Lakewood Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2018

On March 2, 2018, Lakewood Theatre Company brings to the stage the Portland area premiere of the legendary, classic comedy El Grande de Coca-Cola from the authors of Bullshot Crummond and Footlight Frenzy. (more...)

New York Wine Events to Present 9th Annual NYC Winter Wine Fest Saturday, March 10 at the PlayStation Theater in Times Square
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2018

New York Wine Events is pleased to announce the New York City Winter Wine Festival presented by Citi featuring hundreds of wines from around the globe will return to Times Square at the PlayStation Theater (formerly The Best Buy Theater) on Saturday, March 10, 2018. General admission sessions for the 9th annual event will be held at 3:00-6:00pm and 8:00-11:00pm. A special Premium Early Access ticket offers guests the option of walking the extensive food and wine event one hour earlier, commencing at 2:00pm for the afternoon session and 7:00pm for the evening. During each tasting session, guests will enjoy live contemporary jazz performances by internationally acclaimed saxophonist Michael Lington and take home the custom wine tasting glass post-event. (more...)

BWW Review: John Lloyd Young Returns To The Cafe Carlyle On A High Note With HEART TO HEART
by Melanie Votaw - Feb 16, 2018

In his latest show at Cafe Carlyle titled HEART TO HEART, John Lloyd Young continues to hearken back to an earlier era in look, sound, and song choice, mostly performing pieces from the 60s and 70s. (more...)

Annaleigh Ashford Set To Star in Upcoming ABC Comedy Pilot THREE RIVERS
by TV News Desk - Feb 16, 2018

According to Variety, Broadway darling Annaleigh Ashford has been cast in the lead role of upcoming ABC comedy pilot THREE RIVERS. (more...)

JERSEY BOYS Announces Three Thursday Matinees This Spring!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

Oh what a night! The off-Broadway engagement of JERSEY BOYS has announced a new spring schedule which will include three Thursday matinee performances. (more...)

Ensemble Cast Announced for JERSEY BOYS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

JERSEY BOYS Director, Des McAnuff announces the talented ensemble he has cast in the keenly-anticipated season of JERSEY BOYS, opening for a strictly limited season at the Capitol Theatre in Sydney this September. (more...)

Core Writer Meg Miroshnik's Play About Christian Mega-families Coming To The Playwrights' Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

The 2017-18 Ruth Easton New Play Series at the Playwrights' Center continues March 5 and 6 with Core Writer Meg Miroshnik's new play 'Quiver.' The readings begin at 7 p.m. at the Playwrights' Center, located at 2301 E. Franklin Avenue in Minneapolis. They are free, but reservations are recommended and can be made at (more...)

Funny Or Die Announces Comedy Channel Partnership with LGBTQ+ Global Streaming Service, Revry
by TV News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

From a whirlwind affair coming off the success of their joint release, Gay of Thrones (the queer-themed comedy recap series), Funny Or Die and premiere queer streaming network, Revry, are making their “love official” this Valentine's Day by committing to showcasing the best in queer comedy and birthing a Funny Or Die “lovechild” channel on Revry's streaming platform. Revry will be the official “Baby Papa” and host this specially curated Funny Or Die Channel on it's online, mobile, and OTT platforms with FOD comedy selected by and for queer audiences. (more...)

Funny Or Die Announces Comedy Channel Partnership with LGBTQ+ Global Streaming Service, Revry
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

Funny Or Die Announces Comedy Channel Partnership with LGBTQ+ Global Streaming Service, Revry (more...)

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