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Warwick Arts Centre Presents Bite Size Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

A new take on Ovid's Minotaur myth and an innovative jukebox musical featuring the songs of John Bon Jovi are among the varied theatre shows on offer as Bite Size Festival returns to the Warwick Arts Centre. (more...)

Amber Rose Embraces Adult Webcam Platform, CAM4, as an Official Sponsor of the 2017 Amber Rose SlutWalk
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

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Amber Rose Embraces Adult Webcam Platform, CAM4, as an Official Sponsor of the 2017 Amber Rose SlutWalk
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

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BWW Review: Suzan-Lori Parks' IN THE BLOOD Makes Greek Tragedy Out Of The Scarlet Letter
by Michael Dale - Sep 26, 2017

While Suzan-Lori Parks' ferocious drama from 2000, FUCKING A, enjoys an excellent new production at Signature Theatre, across the lobby of their multi-stage center, her more sensitive 1999 exploration, IN THE BLOOD, also receives a solid remounting. (more...)

Third Annual Amber Rose SlutWalk Takes Over Downtown Los Angeles As Thousands Unite To Advocate For Social Change
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

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Writer, Performer and Cabaret Star Justin Sayre to Return to Joe's Pub with I'M GORGEOUS INSIDE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Justin Sayre, creator and host of the acclaimed comedy variety show and cult hit, The Meeting* of the International Order of Sodomites, will soon debut his new witty and sexy cabaret show, I'm Gorgeous Inside. The show, which is a sensual exploration of love and bad girl archetypes, begins its run September 22, 23, and 24 at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater in New York City. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 9/20/2017
by BWW - Sep 20, 2017

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BWW Flashback: Looking Back on the 'Some Kind of Wonderful' Leading Ladies of BEAUTIFUL!
by Danielle Ashley - Sep 2, 2017

From the Great White Way to across the pond on the West End, the story of Carole King has continued to inspire audiences to find their true voice with the timeless music sung by talented leading ladies. (more...)

BWW Review: THE BOLD TYPE Combines Glamour with Today's Relevant Issues
by Brooke Yunis - Sep 18, 2017

Commercials for Freeform's THE BOLD TYPE have been circulating on my T.V. for months. I was extremely skeptical at first. A show about three young women trying to jumpstart their careers in New York City that also deals with social and political issues? (more...)

BWW Review: AVENUE Q at Playhouse On Park
by Joseph Harrison - Sep 16, 2017

As a young child, one of my favorite things to do was sit in front of the television, probably with a bowl of sugary cereal, and see what my friends who lived on Sesame Street were learning (and teaching me) that day. I consider the lessons I learned in my living room as the foundation that my future education was built upon. But what happens when characters like that grow up? Do they still rely upon each other for support and to help work out how to navigate the growing complexity of life? Do they still have helpful lessons to share? And would their style (and humor) grow up with them as well? It is this concept that grounds Robert Lopez, Jeff Marx, and Jeff Whitty's Tony Award winning musical, AVENUE Q, which opens the 9th season at West Hartford's Playhouse on Park. (more...)

Photo Flash: AVENUE Q Comes to Playhouse on Park's Season Nine Main Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Playhouse on Park opens Season Nine Mainstage Series with musical comedy Avenue Q, music and lyrics by Jeff Marx and Robert Lopez and book by Jeff Whitty. Avenue Q runs from September 13-October 8. (more...)

Comedy Series SUCCESSFUL PEOPLE Releases New Season on Amazon
by TV News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

The second season of the popular short form comedy series Successful People will be released in full exclusively via Amazon on September 17. (more...)

BWW Interview: Director Jacey Little of FEATHERS AND TEETH at Mildred's Umbrella Theatre Company
by Audrey Morabito - Oct 6, 2017

Mildred's Umbrella Theatre Company is getting set to open their funny and thrilling FEATHERS AND TEETH on October 19th in the height of the Halloween season. Described by Director Jacey Little as fun, quirky, and 1970's vintage , this engaging, entertaining, and unexpectedly heartfelt performance will be the perfect pre-game event for an evening of Halloween antics. (more...)

AVENUE Q Returns to New Conservatory Theatre Center for 5th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

This December, New Conservatory Theatre Center delivers the ultimate holiday present with the 5th anniversary of its award-winning production of Avenue Q. (more...)

BWW Review: RITA, SUE AND BOB TOO, Bristol Old Vic
by Tim Wright - Oct 4, 2017

It's 1982 and Soft Cell is on the radio. The synths play and 'Tainted Love' rings out on this Bradford council estate in Out of Joint's revival of Andrea Dunbar's uncompromising, semi-autobiographical, Rita, Sue and Bob Too. (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017

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Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 10/20/2017
by BWW - Oct 20, 2017

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BWW Interview: Director Jacey Little of FEATHERS AND TEETH at Mildred's Umbrella Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

Mildred's Umbrella Theatre Company is getting set to open their funny and thrilling FEATHERS AND TEETH on October 19th in the height of the Halloween season. Described by Director Jacey Little as fun, quirky, and 1970's vintage , this engaging, entertaining, and unexpectedly heartfelt performance will be the perfect pre-game event for an evening of Halloween antics. (more...)

Shameless Hussy Productions Brings GIRLS LIKE THAT to the Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

Shameless Hussy Productions, in collaboration with Theatre Temp's Dream Big Productions and the Girls in Leadership Club is proud to present the Vancouver premiere of Girls Like That from Thursday, November 2 to Friday, November 10, 2017 at Templeton Secondary School. (more...)

Performance Space 122 Returns to Permanent Home, Revitalizes Programing
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2017

Performance Space 122, the birthplace of contemporary performance as it is known today, returns to its legendary home in the East Village, under the leadership of new Executive Artistic Director Jenny Schlenzka, after nearly six years presenting new works in partnership with venues across New York City. (more...)

Lies, Lies And Propaganda Present A Modern Adaptation Of A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2017

Lies, Lies and Propaganda will present Charles Dickens' classic, A Christmas Carol, at the Kings Cross Theatre from December 12th to 24th, contrasting the classic Victorian ghost story with the modern Theatre. (more...)

Sandra Bernhard to Bring SANDEMONIUM to Joe's Pub Through New Year's Eve
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

The inimitable Sandra Bernhard will return for her annual holiday shows at Joe's Pub at 425 Lafayette St. in Manhattan, performing her all-new show 'SANDEMONIUM,' December 26th through New Year's Eve, December 31st, with two shows each night. (more...)

Will Pullen, Erica Pappas and More Set for THE FRIDGE PLAYS at Bridge Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2017

Two cutting-edge one-acts, two playwrights, two directors, five actors, one fridge. Straight from a sold-out run in NYC, 'The Fridge Plays' - Daniel Talbott's 'Nick and Zoe', directed by Shira-Lee Shalit and Steve McMahon's 'sad indie love song', directed by Benjamin Viertel - hit Catskill's intimate Bridge Street Theatre stage like a punch to the gut for two performances on Friday and Saturday, December 1st and 2nd, at 7:30pm. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Sydney Awards; MISS SAIGON Leads In Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Sandra Bernhard, Justin Vivian Bond and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2017

The holidays are already upon us! 'Tis the season for family, because that's what Joe's Pub at The Public has got on tap for the month of December. (more...)

Tony Nominee Andy Karl Chats with Keegan-Michael Key About Comedy Onstage
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Tony nominee Andy Karl and Keegan-Michael Key are both busy men- Karl performing nightly in Groundhog Day and Key in rehearsals for Hamlet at the Public Theatre. The duo recently took a moment to chat with each other about their respective experiences crafting and performing comedy on stage. Check out the full conversation below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2017 Tony Nominees - GROUNDHOG DAY's Andy Karl
by Walter McBride - Jun 5, 2017

On May 3, the 2017 Tony nominees flocked to the Sofitel New York, where they met with the press for the first time since getting the big news. BroadwayWorld will continue bringing you coverage from the epic day over the next month, but for now, check out photos of Best Performance by and Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical nominee for Groundhog Day- Andy Karl, as captured by Walter McBride! (more...)

Backstage with Richard Ridge: How GROUNDHOG DAY's Andy Karl Found His Phil
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 5, 2017

Andy Karl may have only just begun his Broadway journey as Phil Connors in Groundhog Day, but his road to Punxsutawney was a long one. Below, watch as the 2017 Tony nominee joins SAG-AFTRA Foundation and BroadwayWorld to chat about winning his first Olivier Award, getting through his pre-opening night injury, and so much more! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 6/04/2017
by BWW - Jun 4, 2017

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Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 6/04/2017
by BWW - Jun 4, 2017

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Gainesville Theatre Alliance Announces the 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Tickets go on sale July 1 for Gainesville Theatre Alliance's 38th season, which explores Indian jungles, small-town Americana, and the Grecian high seas (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 6/25/2017
by BWW - Jun 25, 2017

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New Season of PROJECT RUNWAY Among Lifetime's Summer Programming Highlights
by TV News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Lifetime has all your summer viewing needs covered with launches of a new dance docuseries SO SHARP, new family docuseries GROWING UP SUPERMODEL, and the newest in the Little Women Franchise, LITTLE WOMEN LA: COUPLES RETREAT. Marking Kyra Sedgwick's directorial debut movie, STORY OF A GIRL stars Kevin Bacon and Ryann Shane for a July Premiere. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 6/18/2017
by BWW - Jun 18, 2017

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Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 6/11/2017
by BWW - Jun 11, 2017

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Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 6/11/2017
by BWW - Jun 11, 2017

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The Political Is Personal This Tony Season: THE GREAT COMET and SWEAT
by Marianka Swain - Jun 10, 2017

In this febrile climate, do we want societal critique from our theatre or pure escapism? As I experienced when I recently swapped BroadwayWorld UK Editor duties for a New York trip, both theatrical regions are currently just as charged by provocative, resonant commentary as by jazz hands ­– as this year's Tony Award nominations reflect. (more...)

Photo Coverage: GROUNDHOG DAY's Andy Karl Becomes Broadway Royalty with a New Portrait at Sardi's!
by Walter McBride - Jun 1, 2017

Just yesterday, the cast of the Tony-nominated Groundhog Day gathered at Sardi's to celebrate their (also Tony-nominated) leading man, Andy Karl. Karl joins the ranks of Broadway royalty with a brand new portrait for the walls. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the special day below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Edgy AVENUE Q finds its place on Newark's GPS
by Paul Batterson - Jul 31, 2017

Weathervane Playhouse managing artistic director Kevin Connell had a sense of trepidation leading up to the July 27 opening night for AVENUE Q. Written by Robert Lopez, Jeff Marx and Jeff Whitty, AVENUE Q is classified as 'Sesame Street for adults' and is the only show on the Newark theatre's summer calendar to come with a warning label about strong language and adult content. It also may be the only Weathervane production to rhyme the lines 'We'll be fine, thank you! See ya' with 'Hope you don't get gonorrhea.' (more...)

Kevin Hart, Jim Carey, Ali Wong, Trevor Noah Headline JUST FOR LAUGHS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

The Just For Laughs Festival, presented by Videotron in association with Loto-Quebec, successfully upped the ante on hilarity with more artists and TV tapings than ever before, popping the cork over an astounding 42 sold-out shows. With a flood of television tapings, social media coverage, and international press, JFL experienced more worldwide exposure than ever before! JFL's name is synonymous with comedy. You can't turn your head without catching stand-up captured at the festival; major players include Netflix, HBO, The Comedy Network, CBC, Showtime, The CW, CNN, Hulu, CBS, Comedy Central, LOL, TruTV and countless other media outlets from across the globe. (more...)

BWW Review: Decadent Distills An Explosive PUMPGIRL
by Brendan Daly - Jul 29, 2017

With sparkling assurance, Abbie Spallen's Pumpgirl splices comedy and tragedy. (more...)

Stephanie D'Abruzzo, Christine Pedi and Stephanie Umoh to Star in JERRY'S GIRLS at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Light the Candles! Get the Ice Out! Blow the Bugle! The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, has announced Tony Award-nominee Stephanie D'Abruzzo (Avenue Q), Christine Pedi (NEWSical the Musical), and Stephanie Umoh (Ragtime) will lead the parade of the special Summer 2017 Musicals in Mufti presentation of the hit Broadway revue Jerry's Girls. (more...)

Backstage Bite with Katie Lynch: COME FROM AWAY's Jenn Colella & Astrid Van Wieren Whip Up On The Fly Blueberry Poundcake Muffins!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 18, 2017

In this latest episode, we bring you very special guests from Come From Away- Tony nominee Jenn Colella and Astrid Van Wieren. For the recipe for Katie's On The Fly Blueberry Poundcake Muffins, visit: www.backstagebite.com (more...)

Orfeh & Andy Karl Will Release LEGALLY BOUND Live Album in August!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

She has a 'powerhouse voice' (The New York Times). He is 'a theater world heartthrob' (The New York Times). And together Orfeh and Andy Karl have had an impressively long run as one of Broadway's best couples. (more...)

SWEENEY TODD's Stacie Bono Takes Over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2017

BroadwayWorld is excited to announce that Stacie Bono will be taking us behind the scenes at Barrow Street Theatre's revolutionary production of SWEENEY TODD! (more...)

Stephanie D'Abruzzo, Christine Pedi and Stephanie Umoh to Star in JERRY'S GIRLS at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2017

Light the Candles! Get the Ice Out! Blow the Bugle! The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, has announced Tony Award-nominee Stephanie D'Abruzzo (Avenue Q), Christine Pedi (NEWSical the Musical), and Stephanie Umoh (Ragtime) will lead the parade of the special Summer 2017 Musicals in Mufti presentation of the hit Broadway revue Jerry's Girls. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: SELF-YELP Wittily Probes the Absurdity of the Popular Crowd-Sourced Review Site at the 2017 Midtown International Theater Festival
by Victoria Ordin - Aug 28, 2017

Like it or hate it, Yelp is an undeniable force in American culture. Like Google, it's become a verb, as in, 'I Yelped the restaurant that gave my reservation away!,' or 'I'm going to Yelp the mechanic who installed brakes instead of a timing belt!'Yelp reviews can go viral, as with the recent post by a Kyle O. from Texas about Berghain, an exclusive Berlin nightclub that is actually a gay sex mecca. They can even cost a Yale professor a deanship, as with June Y. Chu, whose elitist, mean-spirited reviews of multiple New Haven businesses added yet more fuel to the flame of anti-Yale sentiment nationwide. SELF-YELP, then, a two-woman short play by Helene Ellford and Emily Thomas featured both at the Midtown International Theater Festival and the Strawberry One-Act Festival, could not be more timely. The five vignettes are drawn from Yelp reviews in New York City, and while the thread tying these reviews together is tenuous, the writing is consistently funny. The small audience (under ten people) laughed through most of the 30 minute piece. (more...)

Writer, Performer and Cabaret Star Justin Sayre to Return to Joe's Pub with I'M GORGEOUS INSIDE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Justin Sayre, creator and host of the acclaimed comedy variety show and cult hit, The Meeting* of the International Order of Sodomites, will soon debut his new witty and sexy cabaret show, I'm Gorgeous Inside. The show, which is a sensual exploration of love and bad girl archetypes, begins its run September 22, 23, and 24 at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater in New York City. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Andy Karl Receives GROUNDHOG DAY Portrait at Tony's Di Napoli!
by Jennifer Broski - Aug 18, 2017

The Andy Karl and Groundhog Day portrait is the newest addition to Tony Di Napoli prestigious Broadway Wall of Fame. BroadwayWorld was on hand when the portrait was unveiled and you can check out photos from the special occasion below! (more...)

BWW Review: Uncomfortably Hilarious AVENUE Q Opens at Amelia Community Theater
by Heather Vollman - Aug 11, 2017

"What Do You Do With a B.A. in English?" is the strikingly articulate song that follows the opening number of AVENUE Q, which opened last night at Amelia Community Theatre. I uncomfortably shifted in my seat, as my B.A. is…also in English (insert face-plant emoji). AVENUE Q, winner of three Tony Awards (including Best Musical), is a blunt, provocative, and at times hilarious, coming-of-age tale of how much it sucks to grow up and be an adult, told through the lens of jaded and satirical puppets and humans, who live in what is described as an "Outer-outer borough of New York City). Basically, it's X-rated Sesame Street. Music and lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx, with book by Jeff Whitty, this musical has received favorable acclaim nationally and internationally alike. (more...)

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