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The Sydney Symphony Orchestra Announces its 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

A Pulitzer Prize-winning violin concerto, the visceral thrill of taiko drumming and the world premiere of a new cello concerto by Australian composer Brett Dean are just some of the delights in store for audiences in the Sydney Symphony Orchestra's 2018 season, announced today. (more...)

Carolyn Hennesy to Lead MASTER CLASS at the Garry Marshall Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

The Garry Marshall Theatre's first production of its Inaugural Season, Terrence McNally's Master Class, will star Emmy-winner Carolyn Hennesy as the legendary opera soprano Maria Callas and opens September 22. (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...)

THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW to Do the Time Warp in Appomattox
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

It's Wolfbane's 10th birthday-- and what better way to celebrate than Richard O'Brien's ultimate party classic, 'The Rocky Horror Show!' (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...)

American Lyric Theater Announces 10th Anniversary CLDP Resident Artists
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...)

Antonio Pappano & Orchestra di Santa Cecilia to Embark on Fall 2017 Tour to New York, Boston, D.C. & Rochester
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Led by Music Director Sir Antonio Pappano, the Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia tours to the United States this October for the first time in nearly 50 years, performing at Carnegie Hall in New York (October 20 & 21), the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. (October 25), Symphony Hall in Boston (October 22), and Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre in Rochester (October 23). (more...)

Leading Talent and Global Stars to Descend on the City for this Year's Toronto International Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

The Toronto International Film Festival® today revealed the hundreds of special guests and talent that will attend the Festival this September. (more...)

Nominees Announced for 9th Annual Planet Connections Awards at Theatre Row
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

After a banner year for their summer festivity and Playwrights for a Cause, Planet Connections Theatre Festivity will be hosting its annual awards ceremony honoring the finest of an outstanding season. (more...)

TIFF Announces Premiere of HUMAN TRACES with Mark Mitchinson & More
by Movies News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Clay Epstein's Film Mode Entertainment is pleased to announce the 2017 TIFF North American Premiere of HUMAN TRACES in Toronto on Sunday, September 10, 2017 at 9:30PM at TIFF Lightbox Cinema 3 followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers, and talent (more...)

Principal Photography Underway for MAMMA MIA! Sequel
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Universal Pictures announced today that principal photography is underway for MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN, the sequel to the studios' 2008 musical adaptation of the Broadway show. (more...)

Teatro Vivo and Ice and Fire Join Forces for ARMING THE WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Acclaimed stage designer takis, celebrated creators of site specific theatre Teatro Vivo and renowned theatre company ice and fire - known for their use of performance to explore human rights issues - will join forces this September to present a brand new theatrical experience. (more...)

VIDEO: CARPOOL KARAOKE Opening Gets 'Game of Thrones' Makeover
by TV News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Below, catch a sneak peek of this week's special opening sequence for CARPOOL KARAOKE: THE SERIES featuring Game of Thrones stars Sophie Turner & Maisie Williams. (more...)

Sarah Michelson to Premiere SEPTEMBER2017/ Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Live Arts Bard (LAB), the residency and commissioning program of the Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College, has announced the world premiere of Sarah Michelson's September2017/.  (more...)

CRAZY FOR YOU Comes to Bristol Hippodrome this October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Crazy For You is coming to The Bristol Hippodrome this October starring Tom Chambers and Caroline Flack! (more...)

OC Premiere of Nina Raine's TRIBES Begins 9/24 at Chance Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Chance Theater, Anaheim's official resident theater company, is pleased to announce the fifth show in our 19th Anniversary Season… Tribes. Written by Nina Raine and directed by Marya Mazor, Tribes will preview from September 24 through September 29; regular performances will begin September 30 and continue through October 22 at Chance Theater @ Bette Aitken theater arts Center on the Cripe Stage. (more...)

Eli Cooper, Alex Rathgeber, and John Xintavelonis Join the Cast of THE WIZARD OF OZ
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2017

Producers John Frost and Suzanne Jones today announced additional cast members for the upcoming Australian tour of the world's favourite musical, The Wizard of Oz. (more...)

The WIZARD OF OZ's Yellow Brick Road Will Extend to Melbourne
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2017

Producers John Frost and Suzanne Jones today announced that the world's favourite musical, The Wizard of Oz, will be coming to Melbourne as part of the upcoming Australian tour. It will play from 15 May 2018 at the Regent Theatre. If you're an Optus customer you can beat the rush for tickets with the Optus Perks pre-sale, along with registered members of the waitlist at wizardofozthemusical.com (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at SALAD DAYS at the Union Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

63 years after its first London production, Salad Days returns in an exciting revamp of the much-loved classical musical.Reimagined for the Union Theatre, Bryan Hodgson's new production is the highlight of this year's off West-End season running at the Union Theatre, London, until 9 September 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: SALAD DAYS, Union Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Aug 18, 2017

Salad Days is easy to dismiss is the lightest of light entertainment, but has plenty of political punch under its joyous exterior. (more...)

Sean Murphy and Sophie Unsen Bring GHOST JAM! to Sydney Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

After taking the Melbourne Comedy Festival by storm, Ghost Jam! is hitting the Giant Dwarf stage for 6 very special performances during the Sydney Fringe Festival in September. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Almeida Theatre's AGAINST, Featuring Ben Whishaw
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Luke is an aerospace billionaire who can talk to anyone. But God is talking to him. He sets out to change the world. Only violence stands in his way. (more...)

Renée Fleming Performs on Season Finale of GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET, 9/3
by TV News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

The Met's first new production since 1969 of Strauss's rich, romantic masterpiece stars Renée Fleming in one of her signature roles as the Marschallin, opposite El?na Garan?a as Octavian, the impulsive young title character, on Great Performances (more...)

Company of Fools to Present Tanya Barfield's BRIGHT HALF LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Following a successful summer run of Aaron Posner's play Life Sucks, Company of Fools' 22nd season of theatre continues this fall with a production of BRIGHT HALF LIFE by playwright Tanya Barfield. Company of Fools' Interim Artistic Director, Ilana Becker, will direct the play, which runs Sept. 27-Oct. 14, 2017, at the Liberty Theatre in Hailey. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for YOUNG MARX at the Bridge Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Nancy Carroll (Jenny von Westphalen), Laura Elphinstone (Nym), Eben Figueiredo (Schramm), Nicholas Burns (Willich), Tony Jayawardena (Gert 'Doc' Schmidt), Miltos Yerolemou (Barthelemy), Duncan Wisbey (Fleece/Darwin), Scott Karim (Grabiner/ Singe), Alana Ramsey (Mrs Mullett), Sophie Russell (Librarian), Fode Simbo (Peter), William Troughton (Constable Crimp) and Joseph Wilkins (Sergeant Savage) join the previously announced Rory Kinnear (Marx) and Oliver Chris (Engels) in the world premiere of Young Marx, a new comedy by Richard Bean and Clive Coleman, directed by Nicholas Hytner.  (more...)

Casting Announced For American Ballet Theatre's 2017 Fall Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Casting for American Ballet Theatre's 2017 Fall Season at the David H. Koch Theater was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. (more...)

BWW Feature: 17TH ANNUAL VILLAGE ORIGINALS FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS at Village Theatre
by Jay Irwin - Aug 16, 2017

Well, Dear Readers, it's my favorite weekend of the year again. The weekend when Village Theatre gathers together all the best musical theater talent and presents readings of five up and coming new musicals. Yes, it's the 17th Annual Village Originals Festival of New Musicals or as I like to call it, Musical Theater Nerd Paradise. They presented us with some really outstanding works and while I can't review them, I can still tell you about the shows themselves. (more...)

BWW TV: Get A First Look At TREVOR The Musical in Chicago
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 16, 2017

Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, opens its 2017/18 season with the World Premiere of TREVOR the musical. The production is directed by Marc Bruni (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical on Broadway), with book and lyrics by Dan Collins, music by Julianne Wick Davis, music direction by Matt Deitchman, orchestrations by Greg Pliska and choreography by Josh Prince, by special arrangement with U Rock Theatricals. TREVOR the musical runs August 9 - September 17, 2017 in the Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. The Press Opening is Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 7:30 pm (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Eli Tokash and More in TREVOR THE MUSICAL at Writers Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

The world premiere of TREVOR the musical opens tonight at Writers Theatre. The production is directed by Marc Bruni (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical on Broadway), with book and lyrics by Dan Collins, music by Julianne Wick Davis, music direction by Matt Deitchman, orchestrations by Greg Pliska and choreography by Josh Prince, by special arrangement with U Rock Theatricals. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Fullscreen Announces Fall Programming Slate of New Originals
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Fullscreen today announced original programming for fall 2017 including four new original series as well as the previously announced “Alive in Denver” starring Nathan Kress (“iCarly”) and Danielle Campbell (“The Originals”) set to premiere later this year. (more...)

WHOSE LIVE ANYWAY? Improv Comedy Show to Bring Down the Davidson, 9/22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Whose Live Anyway? is 90 minutes of hilarious, improvised comedy and song created on the spot by cast members Ryan Stiles, Greg Proops, Jeff B. Davis, and Joel Murray through suggestions from the audience. (more...)

Nick Cartell to Star in LES MISERABLES Tour Launch at PPAC; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Casting for Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg's Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, LES MISERABLES, has been announced.  (more...)

Michael McGrath, Michael Mastro, Leslie Kritzer and Laura Bell Bundy to Headline THE HONEYMOONERS at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, by special arrangement with Jeffrey Finn, has announced casting for the world-premiere production of the new musical comedy The Honeymooners, based on the CBS television series, with book by Dusty Kay and Bill Nuss, music by Stephen Weiner, and lyrics by Peter Mills. (more...)

Photo Flash: Greenhouse Theater Center presents MACHINAL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Greenhouse Theater Center is pleased to launch its 2017-18 season with Artistic Director Jacob Harvey and Elizabeth Margolius' bold reimagining of Sophie Treadwell's most celebrated play, MACHINAL. Inspired by the surreal life and trial of famed murderess Ruth Snyder, MACHINAL will play August 11 - September 24, 2017 at The Greenhouse Theater Center (Upstairs Main Stage), 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago. Single tickets and season subscription packages are currently available at greenhousetheater.org, in person at the box office or by calling (773) 404-7336.   (more...)

RAISE 2017 National Event Fundraising Conference Planned for September 25-26 in Washington, DC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

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BIGSOUND Festival Announces Program and Timetable
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

In case you weren't excited enough for your yearly live music pilgrimage to Brisbane's Fortitude Valley Live Music Precinct for a sensory overload of music, BIGSOUND Festival has shown all its cards, dropping all the tools you need today to choose your own sonic adventure.  (more...)

WENDY DANCES A SOLO BY KATHY and More Coming Up This Fall at 92Y
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

The 92Y has announced its September 2017 dance events. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Opera Star Marisol Montalvo to Debut MAD SCENE at Provincetown Art House
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Mark Cortale, Producing Artistic Director of The Art House in Provincetown, MA, has announced that internationally acclaimed opera star Marisol Montalvo will perform the world premiere of her new show Mad Scene, directed by Jeffery Roberson aka Varla Jean Merman, on August 27 for one performance only.  (more...)

Here We Go Again: Save 29% On Tickets For MAMMA MIA!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

West End hit Mamma Mia!, at London's Novello Theatre, is Judy Craymer's ingenious vision of staging the storytelling magic of ABBA's timeless songs with an enchanting tale of family and friendship unfolding on a Greek island paradise. Book tickets here from £32 (more...)

HUDSON AND HALLS LIVE! Cooks Up Delicious Comedy at Court Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Christchurch will be served a riotous feast of slapstick, nostalgia, laughter and love when 80s Kiwi cooking show duo Peter Hudson and David Halls are celebrated in Hudson & Halls Live! (more...)

BWW Review: THE REAL AND IMAGINED HISTORY OF THE ELEPHANT MAN at Malthouse Theatre
by Victoria Beal - Aug 11, 2017

A man featured in literature since the 20s and on stage and film since the 70s, Joseph Merrick, otherwise known as The Elephant Man, has had his story told in a myriad of ways - but none quite like this. (more...)

Netflix Cancels Naomi Watts-Led Drama Series GYPSY After One Season
by TV News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Netflix has opted against a second season of the psychological thriller GYPSY, starring Naomi Watts. The cable network has declined to comment on the report. (more...)

BWW Review: MAMMA MIA! at Capital Repertory Theatre
by Gianluca Russo - Aug 11, 2017

It's nearly impossible to not have fun while hearing some of ABBA's most iconic songs sung right before your eyes, especially by the wonderful team at Capital Repertory Theatre. Though the show itself is encompassed with flaws, Capital Rep's production of MAMMA MIA! is just what it should be: a fun night. (more...)

Nick Cartell, Josh Davis, Melissa Mitchell, Phoenix Best, Joshua Grosso and Jillian Butler to Headline LES MISERABLES on Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Casting for Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg's Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, LES MISERABLES, has been announced. (more...)

VIDEO: Hear the New People Sing! Meet the the Cast of LES MISERABLES on Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Casting for Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg's Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, LES MISERABLES, has been announced. (more...)

BWW Previews: Cast Announced for MAMMA MIA! at Phoenix Theatre
by Kyle Christopher West - Aug 11, 2017

Kicking off Phoenix Theatre's 2017/2018 season with the unforgettable songs of ABBA, MAMMA MIA! follows Sophie and her journey to find the identity of her father, while her mother, Donna, comes face to face with three men from her romantic past. What Sophie hopes to be a joyful reunion before her wedding quickly turns hilariously complicated. (more...)

The Hope Theatre Presents THE PROVOKED WIFE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

'Marriage is a slippery thing...' (more...)

LiveXLive to Stream Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

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BWW Feature: 26TH ANNUAL SEASON ANNOUNCED at Kravis Center For The Performing Arts
by John Lariviere - Aug 10, 2017

KRAVIS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS Announces 26th Annual Season of Spectacular Concerts, Blockbuster Performances and Smash Hits from Broadway (more...)

Sophie deLightful Brings DIARY OF A POWER PUSSY to Melbourne Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Produced and starring Melbourne's own cabaret powerhouse Sophie deLightful, and featuring a rotating list of special guest performers, Diary of a Power Pussy is a tasty snippet of the Power Pussies series already packing out venues in Melbourne and along the East Coast. (more...)

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