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Academy of Country Music Celebrates Artists, Musicians & More at 11th Annual ACM HONORS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

The Academy of Country Music® presented the 11th Annual ACM Honors, an evening dedicated to recognizing the special honorees and off-camera category winners from the 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards. (more...)

Meet the Full Company of PRINCE OF BROADWAY, Bowing Tonight on the Great White Way
by Meet the Cast - Aug 24, 2017

Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway premiere of Prince of Broadway, a musical celebration that highlights the extraordinary Six-decade career of director and producer Harold Prince, opens tonight, August 24, 2017, at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the cast, plus go inside rehearsals with the company! (more...)

BWW Morning Brief August 24th, 2017: PRINCE OF BROADWAY Opens and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Aug 24, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: PRINCE OF BROADWAY opens tonight and more! (more...)

Cultural Council of PB County Sets 2017-18 Season of CULTURE & COCKTAILS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Rena Blades, President & Chief Executive Officer of the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, today announced the 2017-2018 season of the popular series CULTURE & COCKTAILS. (more...)

Aaron Watson Hits It Out Of the Park With The Texas Rangers
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Aaron Watson hit it out of the park over the weekend alongside the Texas Rangers for an energetic crowd of 35,000 on Saturday, August 19. After the Rangers defeated the White Sox 17 to 7, fans were treated to a concert on the ball field at the retro-style Globe Life Park in Arlington, TX. (more...)

Rosie Ramos to Star in Title Role in Promethean Theatre Ensemble's MARISOL; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Promethean Theatre Ensemble's twelfth season will open in October with Jose Rivera's MARISOL - an absurdist comedy in which a young New York City woman of Puerto Rican descent finds herself immersed in a battle led by angels to save the universe from a senile and ineffectual God. (more...)

Fly Like a Bird in New Film EARTHFLIGHT, Opening Next Month at AMNH
by Movies News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Narrated by Academy Award-winning actress Cate Blanchett, EARTHFLIGHT is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. (more...)

Steak 'n Shake Launches New Prime Steakburger
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Steak 'n Shake, home of the Original Steakburger TM and the restaurant industry's longest established brand in the premium burger segment, today unveiled the world's best burger, the Prime Steakburger. (more...)

Aasif Mandvi Joins BRIGADOON at New York City Center This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Aasif Mandvi will join the star-studded cast of the New York City Center Gala production of Brigadoon this fall. (more...)

LOVE IS DEAD! to Premiere at The Secret Theatre This September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Locked In The Attic Productions and The Secret Theatre present the World Premiere of LOVE IS DEAD! at The Secret Theatre (44-02 23rd Street, Long Island City, just one subway stop from Midtown Manhattan), running September 7th-23rd, 2017. (more...)

Chicago's Jeff Awards Equity Nominations for 2016-2017 Productions Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Seven world premiere plays seen first by Chicago audiences were among those receiving nominations by The Jeff Awards. 158 nominations in 33 categories honor Chicago Equity theatrical productions that opened between August 1, 2016 and July 31, 2017. (more...)

Last Chance To See Audra McDonald In LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR & GRILL at Wyndham's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Tony, Grammy, and Emmy Award-winning singer and actress Audra McDonald will complete her limited engagement portraying jazz legend Billie Holiday in Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill on Saturday 9 September. (more...)

Photo Flash: Theatre Students in China Have Fun on Stage this Summer in Educational Theatre Camps
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Beijing Academy of Performing Arts, the educational theatre program of Beijing Playhouse, successfully completed three educational shows this summer. Theatre students performed Snow White on July 15, Three Musketeers on July 29 and Alice in Wonderland on August 12. (more...)

Big Head Todd and the Monsters LP 'New World Arisin' out 11/3 on Big Records
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Colorado band Big Head Todd and the Monsters are set to release their eleventh studio album, New World Arisin' on November 3 on their Big Records imprint. (more...)

Rialto Chatter: Is Lauren Ambrose Broadway's Next Eliza Doolittle?
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 23, 2017

Sources connected to Broadway are reporting that Six FEET UNDER star Lauren Ambrose has been tapped as Eliza Doolittle in the upcoming revival of MY FAIR LADY. (more...)

BWW Feature: CULTURE & COCKTAILS at Cultural Council Of Palm Beach County
by John Lariviere - Aug 23, 2017

Rena Blades, President & Chief Executive Officer of the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, today announced the 2017-2018 season of the popular series CULTURE & COCKTAILS. From November 2017 through April 2018, five fascinating Conversations will be held at The Colony Hotel Pavilion, located at 155 Hammon Avenue in Palm Beach.   (more...)

Back in the Habit! LATE NITE CATECHISM to Return Off-Broadway for 21st Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Tim Flaherty's ENTERTAINMENT EVENTS, INC. and Producer Robert Dragotta have announced the 21st Anniversary and the return to the Actors Temple Theatre of LATE NITE CATECHISM, the long-running hit one-woman show written by Vicki Quade and Maripat Donovan, with Denise Fennell starring as 'Sister.' Marc Silvia directs. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Next Week for Broadway In Thousand Oaks' 2017-18 Season, Featuring KINKY BOOTS and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Theater League has announced that individual tickets go on sale for the 2017-18 Broadway In Thousand Oaks Series Monday, August 28, 2017. (more...)

Route1 Announces Q2 2017 Financial Results
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017


VIDEO: NexxThursday Drops Lyric Video for 'Sway'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

NexxThursday crafts his own world piece by piece. The New York-born and Los Angeles-based artist and Holla Back Music Group founder not only sings, raps, and writes, but he also produces, engineers, and mixes. (more...)

Season Six of Bravo's DON'T BE TARDY… Returns with Back-to-Back Episodes, 10/6
by TV News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

The Biermanns are taking charge on Bravo Media's DON'T BE TARDY… with a double episode premiere on Friday, October 6th at 8pm ET/PT. Through marital bliss, teenage drama, a family trip and a horrifying brush with danger, the Biermann's family bond is as solid as a rock. (more...)

Raise Production Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results and Provides Operations Update
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017


DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Ben Platt Praises Successors: 'It Fills My Heart with Gratitude'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Today, Tony Award winner Ben Platt took to Twitter to PRAISE yesterday's casting news in a string of posts (more...)

National Tour of WICKED Announces $25 Ticket Lottery
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

A day-of-performance lottery for a limited number of orchestra seats will be held for WICKED, which is returning to the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center with performances from August 30 through September 10. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 23, 2017
by - Aug 23, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 23 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

PENTATONIX Come to the Beacon Theater This December
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

The Madison Square Garden Company and Bowery Presents have announced that Pentatonix will perform at the Beacon Theatre on Tuesday, December 19, 2017, Wednesday, December 20, 2017 and Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 8:00PM as part of A Pentatonix Christmas Tour. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, August, 25, 2017 at 10:00AM. (more...)

New York City Ballet's Sara Mearns to Perform with PTAMD at Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Paul Taylor has invited New York City Ballet Principal Dancer Sara Mearns to perform works by Isadora Duncan reconstructed by The Isadora Duncan Dance Company Artistic Director, Lori Bellilove during the 2018 Season of Paul Taylor American Modern Dance (PTAMD) at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center. (more...)

Everfront Ventures Announces Results For The Second Quarter Ended June 30, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017


Manoa Valley Theatre's Season Takes Off in THE FULL MONTY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Manoa Valley Theatre kicks off its 49th season with a rip-roaring musical comedy in "The Full Monty" September 7 - 24, 2017. While spying on their wives at a 'Girls' Night Out,' a group of unemployed steelworkers see how much they enjoy watching male strippers. Jealous, out of work, and feeling emasculated, the men come up with a bold way to make some quick cash by doing their own show. Claiming it will be better, though, because they'll go the "full monty"-strip all the way, these Six loveable misfits attempt to conquer their fears, self-consciousness, and prejudices in this heartwarming, upbeat comedy. You'll be wondering, right to the end, if this motley male troupe of amateur strippers will really pull it off! (more...)

GAME OF THRONES Season Finale to Be Longest Episode in Series History
by TV News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

HBO announced today that the final episode of GAMES OF THRONES' current season, debuting this SUNDAY, AUG. 27 at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT), will be titled “The Dragon and the Wolf.' (more...)

Michael Kraut Joins Hireology as Vice President of Automotive Partnerships
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017


BWW TV: The Prince is Back! Watch Highlights from PRINCE OF BROADWAY!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 23, 2017

Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway premiere of Prince of Broadway, a musical celebration that highlights the extraordinary Six-decade career of director and producer Harold Prince, opens tomorrow, August 24, 2017 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Telemundo Remains No. 1 Spanish-Language Networkin Primetime
by TV News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Telemundo, the contemporary Spanish-language network for Hispanics in America, continues its historic winning streak ranking as the #1 Spanish-language network during Monday-Friday 8-11 p.m. primetime for the fourth consecutive week (more...)

Rogue Machine Brings DAYTONA to Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Rogue Machine Opens the American Premiere of "DAYTONA" on 9/9 in Los Angeles Written by Oliver Cotton    Haunting and humorous, Daytona is a play with two love stories at its heart. Joe and Elli were childhood friends who survived the Holocaust. They found each other, after the war, and have been married almost 50 years now and living in New York. The couple created an active world for themselves to forget the past…until the day an unexpected visitor arrives, fracturing the relationship that took a lifetime to build. How do we forgive ourselves, and others, and live with the parts of our past that are better forgotten? (more...)

Huntkey Introduces New Model of South African Standard Power Strip
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017


Rec Room Arts Seeks Artists for Inaugural Residency Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

In February 2017, longtime friends, theatre artists, and educators Matt Hune and Stephanie Wittels Wachs launched Rec Room Arts, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization committed to the creation and development of new work across artistic disciplines. (more...)

New San Diego Symphony Festival Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

???????In January 2018, the San Diego Symphony will hold its third annual festival and will explore the world of rhythm, sound and place through percussion in a month-long celebration entitled "It's About Time," which is curated by percussionist, conductor, author and University of California San Diego professor Steven Schick. Working with several of San Diego's performing arts organizations, the festival is about the myriad of ways percussion music connects us to the world and to nature. Planning is underway for the festival to move beyond the concert hall including an outdoor performance at the US/Mexico border of John Luther Adams's Inuksuit. (more...)

Sony/ATV's Latin Division Heading for Record-Breaking Year
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Sony/ATV Music Publishing's Latin music division is heading for a record-breaking year following the success of the global phenomenon “Despacito” and a large number of other hits. (more...)

Michele D'amour and the Love Dealers Arise from Lost Nights at the Leopard Lounge
by Tory Gates - Aug 23, 2017

'I don't see any other genre that does not progress. Jazz progresses, hip-hop progresses, rock progresses, why shouldn't blues as well...?' (more...)

Rootfire at the Park Festival Returns to Cocoa FL for 3 Days
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Rootfire, Deuterman Productions, and Ineffable Live are returning for the second year to Cocoa, FL with Rootfire At The Park, a music and lifestyle festival that hosts exceptional music, and thoughtful details to make a day outside better (more...)

Dear Taylor and Noah... Meet Broadway's New Evan Hansens!
by Stephanie Wild - Aug 23, 2017

Taylor Trensch, currently starring on Broadway in Hello, Dolly!, will star as the title character in the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Dear Evan Hansen, beginning mid-January 2018, following his run in Hello, Dolly!. Noah Galvin, fresh off the starring role in ABC's 'The Real O'Neals,' will play the role of Evan Hansen, beginning November 21, 2017 until Trensch begins performances on Broadway in mid-January. Check out some flashback videos of Broadway's new Evans below! (more...)

Rod Stewart and DNCE to Perform 'Da Ya Think I'm Sexy' at the 2017 VMAs
by TV News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

MTV today announced that Sir Rod Stewart, one of best-selling artists of all-time and a two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee, will perform with multi-platinum selling group DNCE for the re-imagined version of one of the most iconic dance tracks of all time, Stewart's “Da Ya Think I'm Sexy” at the 2017 “VMAs.” (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at COUNT, Opening Tonight at PlayMakers Repertory Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

PlayMakers Repertory Company kicks off its 2017/18 season with the world premiere of 'Count,' in the first production of its PRC2 second-stage series. This docu-drama written by Lynden Harris is co-produced with the North Carolina based collective, Hidden Voices. The production is directed by Kathryn Hunter-Williams, member of the PlayMakers resident acting company, in her PlayMakers directorial debut. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW Interview: James Hayden Rodriguez is Electrified for Lightning Thief Reunion Concert
by Christopher Castanho - Aug 23, 2017

This Monday, August 28th at 7 pm the original Off-Broadway cast of 'The Lightning Theif: The Percy Jackson Musical' will reunite for one night only at the Green Room 42 for a special concert event. Lightning Theif Composer and Lyricist Rob Rokicki will host the celebration in honor of the cast album reaching the #3 spot on the Billboard Cast Album award. I was lucky enough to chat with James Hayden Rodriguez, Shenandoah Conservatory alum and cast member of 'The Lightning Theif Musical' about his experience being a part of a show whose subject material has such a cult following, and hear about his career. (more...)

Campus DJ House Party-Presented By Monster Announce Energy Outbreak Tour
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 23, 2017

This Fall 2017, The Monster Energy Outbreak Tour will bring the CAMPUS DJ tour-- the only nationwide search for the top college DJs and Music Producers--to both college campuses and music clubs nationwide. (more...)

Broadway Class Will Be in Session for John Leguizamo's LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Emmy winner John Leguizamo (Ghetto Klown) will make his highly-anticipated return to Broadway this fall in his original one-man comedic play LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS, direct from his acclaimed engagements at The Public Theater and Berkeley Repertory Theater, producers Nelle Nugent and Kenneth Teaton announced today. (more...)

Pride Films and Plays' LezPlay Winning Script to Receive Staged Reading at Pride Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Pride Films and Plays is delighted to announce Kellee Terrell's GEMMA as the winner of its 2017 LezPlay Contest. Out of three dozen entries, three scripts advanced to the finals. LezPlay Literary Coordinator Allison Fradkin says, "These two screenplays and one stage play elevate and celebrate dyke drama (and comedy), showcasing Sapphic-centric narratives that spoke loud and queer to our judges. " (more...)

Seven Artists Selected for the 10th Anniversary of American Lyric Theater's Composer Librettist Development Program
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Lawrence Edelson, Founder and Producing Artistic Director of American Lyric Theater (ALT), announced today that three composers, three librettists, and one dramaturg have been selected as Resident Artists to participate in the tenth anniversary season of the company's nationally acclaimed Composer Librettist Development Program (CLDP). The artists selected for this prestigious residency and training program are composers Shuying Li, Andy Tierstein, and Liliya Ugay; librettists Lorene Cary, Julian Crouch, and Lila Palmer; and dramaturg Antigoni Gaitana. (more...)

Kaye Playhouse presents U.S. Debut of Ballet Contemporaneo de Camaguey in Cuba
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

'I have always had this vision in mind to bring Cuba and New York dance closer together. It is only now,when I have the opportunity to work with the Arnhold Graduate Dance Education program at Hunter, as well as my position as Artistic Director of Ballet Contemporaneo de Camaguey in Cuba, that it is the absolute perfect opportunity to make my dream come true.' Pedro Ruiz (more...)

A Violinist Gets Unstrung at Momenta Festival III 10/1-4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Four distinctively themed programs, each curated by a different member of Momenta Quartet have been announced for Momenta Festival III.  (more...)

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