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by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017


Hightide Announces Full Comedy Line Up For London
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

HighTide have announced the full comedy lineup for the London leg of the festival which arrives in Walthamstow for the very first time tomorrow. (more...)

BWW Review: The Houston Ballet's season opener MAYERLING Brings Drama to Life at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts
by Gary Laird - Sep 24, 2017

The Houston Ballet's season opener MAYERLING Brings Drama to Life at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Master Mixologist: Jimmie Saito of MASTROS in Midtown
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 24, 2017 had the pleasure of interviewing Jimmie Saito of Mastro's in NYC for our 'Master Mixologist' feature. (more...)

BWW Interview: Director Sally Cookson Talks JANE EYRE
by Marianka Swain - Sep 24, 2017

Sally Cookson's past work includes inventive adaptations of Peter Pan, Hetty Feather and La Strada. Her acclaimed version of Jane Eyre, which first appeared at Bristol Old Vic in 2014, completes its 2017 UK tour with an encore run at the National Theatre from 23 September. (more...)

BWW Review: HAND TO GOD at Black Box Performing Arts Center
by Gina Zenyuch - Sep 24, 2017

Teaneck's Black Box Performing Art Center presents 'Hand To God.' (more...)

BWW Review: BENNY AND JOON, A Breath of Fresh Air for your Musical Senses
by Ellen Dostal - Sep 24, 2017

The Old Globe has opened a window and let in a beautiful breath of fresh air in its latest world premiere musical, BENNY AND JOON, by bookwriter Kirsten Guenther, composer Nolan Gasser, and lyricist Mindi Dickstein. Based on the 1993 MGM film starring Johnny Depp, Mary Stuart Masterson and Aidan Quinn, it focuses on three characters, each insulated by their unique circumstances, and how they ultimately overcome their limitations to live the life they've always wanted. Love, family, compassion, and understanding are the foundation of the piece and, as they grow, so do we. (more...)

BWW Review: BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON Rocks Mad Horse Theatre's Opening
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Sep 24, 2017

Mad Horse Theatre in South Portland opened its 2017-2018 with another edgy, brilliant production that speaks to the company's reputation for crafting the unusual and provocative with consummate skill. That they had already programmed the 2009 Off-Broadway hit, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson before the tragic and untimely death on September 9th of its composer-lyricist Michael Friedman, only added impact to a production that is angry, powerful, funny, and hugely contemporaneous. (more...)

BWW Review: Yellow Tree Theatre Opens 10th Season with Remount of the Original Play that Started it All - the Charming, Funny, and Quirky Rom-Com STRING
by Jill Schafer - Sep 24, 2017

Seven years ago, just a few months after I started this #TCTheater blogging adventure I call Cherry and Spoon, a friend told me about this little theater in a strip mall in Osseo. Since at the time I worked just a few miles away, I organized a group of coworkers to go see a play after work one day. That play was STRING, and the theater was Yellow Tree Theatre. Now, to celebrate their 10th season, they're bringing back STRING, written by Yellow Tree co-founder Jessica Lind Peterson and co-starring her and her husband and co-founder Jason Peterson, their first time on stage together in years. If you're a Yellow Tree fan, it's a wonderful opportunity to celebrate this full circle moment with them, and if you've never been to Yellow Tree, it's time to make the (not that long) drive to the Northwest suburbs to see this charming, funny, quirky, sweet little play that started it all, a play that is 'as Yellow Tree as plays get.' (more...)

HeadFirst Productions Presents a Ten Day Multi-Arts Festival A FESTIVAL OF SEX, LOVE AND DEATH
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2017

HeadFirst Productions presents a new multi-arts festival at The Pleasance Theatre, titled A Festival of Sex, Love and Death. The festival brings five events from eight companies, including three double bills, to Islington for ten days this autumn. (more...)

OUTSIDE IN to Make Victorian Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2017

This October, wit incorporated presents the Victorian premiere of Outside In by Hilary Beaton, playing at Bluestone Church Arts Space from 20 October to 4 November. (more...)

Musical Revue SING ME A STORY Makes World Premiere at Bridge Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2017

Sing Me a Story! , a celebration of the art of the 'story song', makes its world premiere from October 6-8 at the Bridge Street Theatre in Catskill as the final installment in its 2017 Cabaret Series. With a cast that features concert, recording, and stage stars Lisa Asher, Scott Coulter, and Tom Andersen, plus musical director Ian Herman, this new revue trains a spotlight on a very specific type of song one that tells a story. (more...)

IAMA Theatre Co Opens 10th Season with SINNER'S LAUNDRY and REDLINE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2017

Two new plays offer radically different takes on the search for redemption when IAMA Theatre Company opens its 10th Anniversary Season with two company member-written world premieres. John Lavelle's fast-paced, edgy sci-fi comedy Sinner's Laundry, directed by Becca Wolff, opens for press on Friday, Oct. 20. Christian Durso's haunting and provocative Redline, directed by Eli Gonda, opens on Saturday, Oct. 21. Both plays continue in repertory through Nov. 19 at the Lounge Theatre in Hollywood. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: BACKSEAT DIAMOND Is The Hilarious Result Of What Happens When Backup Singers Go Bad
by Jade Kops - Sep 24, 2017

BACKSEAT DIAMOND brings Megan Kozak's fabulously funny example of what happens when support singers get sinister to Sydney Fringe (more...)

by Zofeen Maqsood - Sep 23, 2017

Namaste Jaishree Krishna featuring Ila Arun and KK Raina in the lead was recently screened at Pyare Lal Bhavan, ITO in Delhi (more...)

The Kitchen Presents Greg Fox: The Gradual Progressions, 10/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2017

The Kitchen presents Greg Fox: The Gradual Progression, a performance by the Liturgy/Guardian Alien/Ex Eye/Zs percussionist celebrating his rhapsodic second solo album. (more...)

STAR TREK: DISCOVERY Live After-Show AFTER TREK Debuts on CBS All Access 9/24
by TV - On the Road - Sep 23, 2017

CBS All Access, the CBS Television Network's digital subscription video on demand and live streaming service, today announced AFTER TREK, STAR TREK: DISCOVERY's live companion after-show, which will debut following the show's premiere this Sunday and will be hosted by Matt Mira. (more...)

BWW Review: RAMONA TELLS JIM, Bush Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - Sep 23, 2017

On a geography trip to the Scottish Highlands around 1998, middle-schooler Ramona (Ruby Bentall) falls for Jim (Joe Bannister), a socially awkward simpleton with a passion-bordering-obsession for crustaceans. Their shared love for Enya's music combined with the teenage isolation that comes with weird interests inevitably leads them to bond. (more...)

BWW Review: Lady Day and Her Demons
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Sep 23, 2017

Portland Stage opens its 44th season with an intense production of Lanie Robertson's exploration of the tortured inner life of songstress Billie Holiday, Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill. Essentially a ninety-minute dramatic monologue, the play with music is a virtuoso vehicle for the singer-actress in the title role. Portland Stage's attractive, expressive production captures all the pathos of Holliday's life, as well as the incomparable beauty of her music making. (more...)

BWW Review: OZASIA FESTIVAL 2017: RECALLING MOTHER at Space Theatre, Adelaide Festival Centre
by Barry Lenny - Sep 23, 2017

This is a touching and moving production, superbly performed by these two women. (more...)

Dacor Turns Mealtime Into Showtime at the 2017 Greenwich Wine + Food Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2017

Dacor, a leading American luxury home appliance brand, today announced its sponsorship of this weekend's Greenwich Wine + Food Festival presented by Serendipity. Located at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park, the multi-day event celebrates the area's rich culinary landscape and showcases innovations in the food and beverage industries. (more...)

by Scott Rawson - Sep 23, 2017

As we enter the gymnasium at Kinikiwaunomac High School we are greeted with the pep band, all in t-shirts and hats sporting the Kinikiwaunomac Kinkajous. This is the stage for the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee! We await the mix of young men and women who gather together for the Spelling Bee. (more...)

Andrew Keenan-Bolger is Engaged!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2017

Broadway favorite Andrew Keenan-Bolger announced some big news via Instagram today: he's engaged! Best wishes to Andrew and his fianc Scott Bixby! (more...)

The Arctic Playhouse Presents Ernest Thompson's ON GOLDEN POND
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2017

The Arctic Playhouse will present On Golden Pond by Ernest Thompson at their intimate performance Space at 117 Washington Street in West Warwick, RI. Co-directed by Sandy Cerel of Johnston and Christopher Margadonna of Pawtucket, On Golden Pond will run for eight performances over three weekends from September 29 - October 14th. (more...)

3CR and KYD Present ACLU Benefit CENSORED!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2017 (3CR) and Kill Your Darlings (KYD) Live Lit present CENSORED! We Read Banned Books: An ACLU Benefit to raise money for ACLU Illinois and to conclude the American Library Association Office for Intellectual Freedom's Banned Books Week, an annual celebration to support the freedom to seek and express ideas, even those some consider unorthodox or unpopular (more...)

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Chamber Players Series Moves to Restored Corbett Tower
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) announces that the 2017-18 series of chamber concerts will be held at Music Hall's beautifully restored Corbett Tower, an intimate Space for a more personal concert experience. (more...)

Theo Ubique's A NEW BRAIN is Pure, Exuberant Joy
by Misha Davenport - Sep 22, 2017

Theo Ubique's A NEW BRAIN is Pure, Exuberant Joy (more...)

Liza Pulman Moves Show Downstairs for Disabled Access Patrons
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Singer and comedienne Liza Pulman (one third of Fascinating Aida) was performing her Everything's Coming Up Roses at The Watermark Theatre in Ivy Bridge last night, Thursday 21 September, when the lift to the first floor theatre broke, meaning over a dozen disabled access patrons might not get to attend. (more...)

BWW Review: Fringe Exposes the MEASURE OF A MAN in One-Man Pathos Piece at Emerald City, Meat Market
by Brodie Paparella - Sep 22, 2017

It cannot be underestimated, the place of an audience in the energy of a show and their collective states of mind. Having seen Gavin Roach's Measure of Man last year as part of Sydney Fringe, this reviewer was excited to see how the Melbourne Fringe production had stayed true to the message of the work whilst managing to refine its structure and push it beyond stage boundaries to really hit home the importance of sexual taboos that still exist in society, both inside and out of the queer community. (more...)

Kathleen Turner Headlines 2017 International Human Rights Art Festival at Culture Project; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

The International Human Rights Art Festival joins with activist theatre Culture Project to inaugurate its new Space in New York's Lower East Side, with an evening of dance, music, comedy, storytelling, and theatre. The evening is headlined by award-winning actress and advocate Kathleen Turner, and will raise social concerns and offer positive solutions with humor, insight, and artistic talent. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Steppenwolf for Young Adults: THE CRUCIBLE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Kicking off the 2017-2018 Steppenwolf for Young Adults (SYA) season is Arthur Miller's The Crucible, directed by Jonathan Berry. Steppenwolf Education presents this American classic as part of the SYA season which asks, When does a lie become the truth? Public performances for The Crucible are Saturday, October 7 at 3pm and 7:30pm; Sunday, October 8 at 3pm; Friday, October 13 at 7:30pm; Saturday, October 14 at 3pm and 7:30pm; and Saturday, October 21 at 3pm and 7:30pm in the Downstairs Theatre. The press performance is Saturday, October 7 at 3pm. Weekday performances are reserved for school groups only. Tickets to public performances ($20; $15 with student I.D.) are currently on sale through Audience Services (1650 N Halsted St), 312-335-1650 and (more...)

Photo Flash: Celebration presents the First Show in its 2017-2018 Season THE VIEW UPSTAIRS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Celebration presents under the artistic direction of Michael Matthews & Michael A. Shepperd, the first show in its 2017-2018 season, the Off-Broadway hit musical, The View UpStairs, book, music and lyrics by Max Vernon, choreography by Cate Caplin, musical direction by Jake Anthony and directed by Michael A. Shepperd. The View UpStairs will begin previews on Thursday, September 15 at 8pm; will open on Friday, September 22 at 8pm and perform through Sunday, October 29 at Celebration Theatre @ the Lex Theatre, 6760 Lexington Ave. in Los Angeles. (more...)

Bay Area Musicals! Opens Third Season with 42ND STREET
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Bay Area Musicals!, the newest non-profit theatrical organization to join the vibrant San Francisco Bay Area arts community, opens its third season with the Tony Award-winning musical, 42nd Street. Considered the ultimate showbiz musical, 42nd Street tells the story of a starry-eyed young dancer named Peggy Sawyer who leaves her Allentown home and lands her first big job in the ensemble of a glitzy new Broadway show. But just before opening night, the leading lady breaks her ankle. Will Peggy be able to step in and become a star? (more...)

BWW Review: BENNY & JOON at The Old Globe
by E.H. Reiter - Sep 22, 2017

The 1990's are back in a big way, in fashion, in remakes, and now on stage with a new musical version of the indie hit movie BENNY AND JOON, now playing at the Old Globe through October 22nd. This show has things younger generations may have only heard of, like VHS tapes, pagers, and (gasp) a corded land line! What it also has are some beautiful performances by Hannah Ellis and Bryce Pinkham. (more...)

BWW Review: MAKIMAKI in Midtown for Premium Sushi that is Creative, Delicious, and Affordable
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 22, 2017

MakiMaki has recently opened on 6th Avenue, between 55th and 56th Streets, offering premium Japanese rolls to the delight of sushi lovers. Stop by this stylish eatery for the finest sushi rolls, hand rolls and beverages. Tempting menu items are made right before your eyes using the freshest ingredients, perfectly prepared and presented. (more...)

BWW Review: MEN ON BOATS at Unicorn Theatre
by Alan Portner - Sep 22, 2017

Kicking off the Unicorn Theatre's 44th season is 'Men on Boats' by Jaclyn Bauhaus (in cooperation with the UMKC advanced MFA program). 'Men on Boats' is an interesting and mostly accurate exploration of John Wesley Powell's 1869 exploration of the Colorado River north of and into the Grand Canyon. (more...)

Gallant x Eric Nam x Tablo's 'Cave Me In' Receives Raiden Remix
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

After wowing fans last week with the latest episode of his acclaimed In The Room series featuring Dua Lipa, Gallant returns today with the Raiden remix of 'Cave Me In' with Eric Nam & Tablo of Epik High. (more...)

Gallant X Eric Nam X Tablo's 'Cave Me In' Receives Raiden Remix
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

After wowing fans last week with the latest episode of his acclaimed In The Room series featuring Dua Lipa, Gallant returns today with the Raiden remix of 'Cave Me In' with Eric Nam & Tablo of Epik High. (more...)

The Maine Release Music Video For 'How Do You Feel?'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

A little over five months since the release of album Lovely Little Lonely, The Maine transforms track How Do You Feel? into their third single off the record by way of music video. (more...)

Photo Flash: Bascule Chamber Concerts Launch Beneath the River Thames
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Last night, the first Bascule Chamber Concert by Iain Chambers took place beneath the River Thames. BroadwayWorld has photos below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the Rolling World Premiere of THE ARSONISTS at Know Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Know Theatre's landmark 20th Anniversary Season continues this month with a beautiful father/daughter story of heartbreak and redemption, THE ARSONISTS. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

The Joffrey Ballet Named Resident Dance Company at the Lyric Opera House
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Lyric Opera of Chicago and The Joffrey Ballet today announced that Joffrey will become the resident dance company at the Lyric Opera House (20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago) at the start of the 2020/21 Season. (more...)

Explore Latin American Culture with 123 Andres at Flushing Town Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

On Sunday, October 15, join Latin Grammy-winning artist 123 Andr s on an exciting cultural journey at Flushing Town Hall. With his family workshop and performance, Andr s creates a Space to experience songs, movement, and play that supports early learning. (more...)

On4 Communications Signs Contract With 250 Dealer Extended Warranty Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017


Greenwich Theatre Triumphs at Edinburgh Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

NUMEROUS four and five-star reviews; the possibility of follow-up tours; a writer and an actor signing up with two different agencies; a show offered a month's run in New York, another winning a coveted award from The Scotsman newspaper and a third being considered by two publishers Greenwich Theatre's team came away triumphant from the Edinburgh Festival with all sorts of fringe benefits. (more...)

Greg Fox Returns to The Kitchen to Celebrate the Release of His Transformative Second Solo LP
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

The Kitchen presents Greg Fox: The Gradual Progression, a performance by the Liturgy/Guardian Alien/Ex Eye/Zs percussionist celebrating his rhapsodic second solo album. (more...)

Kunsthall Stavanger and Printed Matter present Kiki Kogelnik' Inner Life
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Join Kunsthall Stavanger and Printed Matter on Thursday, September 28th for the New York launch of Kiki Kogelnik: Inner Life, published by Hatje Cantz. The evening will include a panel discussion with Wendy Vogel, Jenni Sorkin, and Emily Liebert moderated by Heather Jones. Copies of the publication will be for sale during the event. (more...)

Cumbe's Opening Day Celebration at New RestorationART Home Postponed
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Cumbe: Center for African and Diaspora Dance (Cumbe), a thrilling and diverse dance studio championing African Diaspora dance and music, postpones its scheduled September 23 opening-day community celebration. The in-studio community celebration will still take place at a later date, to be confirmed. The start of classes is also postponed and will not commence on Monday September 25. While the renovation is close to completion, important details are still being addressed, resulting in an unexpected delay. (more...)

by TV News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

FOX has picked up the all-new unscripted series GORDON RAMSAY'S 24 HOURS TO HELL & BACK. Produced by Studio Ramsay, the new eight-episode series will feature Ramsay going through hel (more...)

SITI Company Expands Actor-Training Program with Evening Classes and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

This autumn, SITI Company, the internationally acclaimed theater ensemble led by Co-Artistic Directors Anne Bogart, Leon Ingulsrud and Ellen Lauren, is expanding its actor-training program by offering evening classes and an expanded master class series. (more...)

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