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Single Tickets on Sale Tomorrow at Huntington Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Single tickets to the Huntington Theatre Company's 2017-2018 season will go on sale to the general public at midnight on Tuesday, August 1. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for UK Tour of SON OF A PREACHER MAN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

The full cast is announced for heart-warming new musical Son of a Preacher Man. Joining Diana Vickers, Debra Stephenson and Ian Reddington in the 2017 tour are Michael Howe, Michelle Long, Kate Hardisty, Cassiopeia Berkeley-Agyepong, Lewis Kidd, Liam Vincent-Kilbride, Jon Bonner, Rachel McAllister, Ellie-Jane Goddard, Gary Mitchinson and Jess Barker. (more...)

The Firehall Arts Centre to Present World Premiere of HYPERLINK
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

The Firehall Arts Centre will present the world premiere of Elbow Theatre's Hyperlink from Wednesday, October 4 to Saturday, October 14, 2017. (more...)

'Son of Sam' Killer David Berkowitz Speaks Out in CBS News Special Airing 8/11
by TV News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Berkowitz speaks out about what led him to kill, his life before he turned into a murderer, and life in prison today in SON OF SAM ?THE KILLER SPEAKS, a CBS News special to be broadcast Friday, August 11 (10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

Grey Gersten Releases Video For 'The Planet Is Doomed' Created by Kyp Malone
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Artist and musician Grey Gersten has just released the video for his song “The Planet is Doomed” via Flaunt. The video was created and directed by Kyp Malone (TV on the Radio). The song appears on his first full length album Naked Light, out now. Watch and share “The Planet is Doomed” Here. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: A Day At The Fringe- Rhys Nicholson
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Aug 9, 2017

Rhys Nicholson blogs for BWW to give us an insight into the Edinburgh Festival Fringe from a comedian. (more...)

8PLAYERS Announces New Immersive Experience!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

TEEN SLASHER MOVIE, a new immersive experience, announced a five-week limited engagement beginning September 16, 2017 at undisclosed locations in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Tickets now on sale at Locations revealed after purchase. (more...)

'Son of Sam' Killer David Berkowitz Speaks to CBS News in New Special
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

David Berkowitz terrorized New York City by killing six people and wounding seven others in seemingly random shootings from 1976 to 1977. Now, four decades after he was arrested, Berkowitz speaks out about what led him to kill, his life before he turned into a murderer, and life in prison today in SON OF SAM: THE KILLER SPEAKS, a CBS News special to be broadcast Friday, August 11 (10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

Buffalo Theatre Ensemble Begins Season with THE 39 STEPS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Buffalo Theatre Ensemble (BTE), the professional Equity company in residence at the McAninch Arts Center opens its 2017-2018 season with "The 39 Steps," adapted by Patrick Barlow from the novel by John Buchan. BTE Ensemble Member Kurt Naebig* directs this zany Hitchcock-inspired whodunit.  Performances runSept. 7-Oct. 8. There will be a preview performance on Sept. 7 at 8 p.m.; press opening is Friday, Sept. 8 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Single Tickets Now Available for American Conservatory Theater's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) Artistic Director Carey Perloff announced today that single tickets for A.C.T.'s 2017-18 subscription season are now available. Filled with vital, brave, and imaginative storytelling that unites vigorous, highly theatrical works with a stunning gathering of contemporary artists, A.C.T.'s 2017-18 season features William Shakespeare's Hamlet, starring Obie Award winner and 2017 Tony Award nominee John Douglas Thompson in the title role, joined by stage and screen star Carl Lumbly; Bess Wohl's critically acclaimed comedy Small Mouth Sounds; Harold Pinter's classic drama The Birthday Party; Qui Nguyen's irreverent new comedy Vietgone; Simon Stephens's new hit play Heisenberg; and Pulitzer Prize winner Suzan-Lori Parks's Father Comes Home from the Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3), an epic, music-infused take on the Odyssey set against the backdrop of the Civil War. Closing out the 2017-18 season will be the world-premiere musical A Walk on the Moon, based on the 1999 movie of the same name. Single tickets for all shows start at $15 and are available now by calling the A.C.T. Box Office at 415.749.2228 or online at (more...)

The Liminal Playhouse Opens 2017 — 2018 Season with the Louisville Premiere of HIR
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Artistic Director Tony Prince and Producing Director Richard McGrew are excited to open The Liminal Playhouse's third season with Taylor Mac's "Hir." Tony Prince is directing the company's first production since joining Bunbury Theatre and Pandora Productions as the third resident theatre company at The Henry Clay Theatre. (more...)

Musical Podcast 36 QUESTIONS, Starring Jonathan Groff and Jessie Shelton, Releases Final Episode
by Matt Tamanini - Aug 7, 2017

Last month, the podcasting company Two-Up launched something unlike anything heard before, a three-part musical called 36 QUESTIONS. The audio show stars Tony-nominee Jonathan Groff (SPRING AWAKENING, HAMILTON, FROZEN) and Jessie Shelton, most recently seen Off-Broadway in HADESTOWN. (more...)

Casting Announced for THE REAL THING
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Theatre Royal Bath Productions, Cambridge Arts Theatre and Rose Theatre Kingston are delighted to announce full casting for Tom Stoppard's poignant classic The Real Thing, directed by Stephen Unwin, which today began rehearsals ahead of its limited UK tour from 6 September. (more...)

Jonathan Groff Replaces Matthew Morrison at Westport Country Playhouse Gala
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

'Hamilton' Tony Award nominee and Grammy Award winner Jonathan Groff has stepped in to headline Westport Country Playhouse's 2017 Gala on Saturday evening, September 9. Groff will replace previously announced Matthew Morrison who is no longer available to perform at this year's Gala due to a scheduling conflict. (more...)

Scoop: WHAT WOULD YOU DO? on ABC - Friday, August 4, 2017
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Get all the scoop on WHAT WOULD YOU DO?, airing on ABC on Friday, August 4, 2017! (more...)

Open Road Amazon Original is the Ultimate Summer Playlist
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

Starting today, Amazon Originals offers the soundtrack to your next road trip with “Open Road,” an all-new playlist featuring 30 artists covering some of the best and most loved asphalt-burning anthems of all time. “Open Road” is now available to stream exclusively on Amazon Music (more...)

'50 Cent', Wanda Sykes & More Set for BET Networks New Fall Comedy Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Get ready to clutch your pearls and laugh 'til it hurts as BET Networks unveils its new Fall 2017 lineup! BET is pushing the comedy limits as it debuts series from some of the biggest names in the game (more...)

MAW's Cutting Edge Play Reading Series Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Provocative, relevant, intelligent New York Theatre is coming to Middlebury. (more...)

Multi-Platinum Selling Band DNCE to Perform at 2017 Danone Nations Cup World Final
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

The Danone Nations Cup, the world's largest soccer tournament for children aged 10 to 12, announced today that multi-platinum selling band DNCE, whose band includes Joe Jonas, Jack Lawless, Cole Whittle, and JinJoo Lee, will make a special guest appearance to perform for the crowd attending the World Final. (more...)

People's Light Fosters Civic Dialogue through Play Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Community Matters at People's Light aims to spark conversation about relevant issues in the community with a diverse array of perspectives and voices. Performed readings of new plays are the centerpiece of each evening, followed by a discussion with community partners, special guests, artists, and audiences. The readings are free, but seating is limited; reservations are required.  To reserve, call 610.644.3500 or visit People's Light is located at 39 Conestoga Road, Malvern, PA  19355.   (more...)

Campbelltown Arts Centre Presents David Griggs' BETWEEN NATURE & SIN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Campbelltown Arts Centre presents BETWEEN NATURE & SIN, a survey exhibition of works by acclaimed Australian artist David Griggs who currently resides in Manila, the Philippines. Famous for his bold anarchistic approach, Griggs takes the everyday and flips it to expose the cracks, exhuming the raw undercurrent of a society. (more...)

Adventure Stage Chicago's Summer Trailblazers Announce Title of Culminating Performance AMONG US
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Adventure Stage Chicago (ASC), the participatory arts program of Northwestern Settlement (the Settlement), announces the title of their Trailblazers Summer Camp culminating performance, Among Us, Directed by Andrew Marikis and Stephanie Chavara. (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse Announces Cast and Creative Team for Hansol Jung's WILD GOOSE DREAMS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for its world-premiere production of Wild Goose Dreams, by Hansol Jung, directed by Leigh Silverman, running September 5 - October 1 (press opening: Sunday, September 10) in the Mandell Weiss Forum. (more...)

BWW Review: TIL DEATH DO US PART at The Murder Mystery Co. Of Dallas
by Kyle Christopher West - Aug 2, 2017

While Dallas is celebrated for its thriving theatre scene, a good, old-fashioned dinner theatre can be hard to find in our great state. So, in my effort to track down the next best thing, I came across the Murder Mystery Co. of Dallas. While the troupe's creators have plenty of room to grow in order to perfect their intended experience, they're certainly on the right track. (more...)

Julie Klausner Joins 2017 North Fork TV Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

The North Fork TV Festival announced today that Julie Klausner, the creator, writer, star and executive producer of Hulu's Difficult People, will headline "A Conversation with…" on Saturday, September 9th. Emmy Award winning director, screen writer, producer and actor Bill Persky will moderate. (more...)

U.S. Comedy Stars Take the Stage in Three One-Act Plays at Assembly
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

In the world premiere of Pulitzer/Tony Award nominee Craig Lucas's (Prelude to a Kiss, An American in Paris, Amelie) zany and touching new play, THREE TALES OF LIFE AND DEATH, three stories collide in a world of voyeuristic theatre critics, bartenders with too much spirit and mysterious Strangers looking for love in the afternoon. (more...)

Aly & AJ Release First Track In Ten Year 'Take Me'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Musical duo, Aly + AJ, who have sold over 2 million records worldwide, return today after a 10 year musical hiatus, with their brand new track, 'Take Me'. (more...)

Two Music Soundtracks to Be Released from PBS' THE VIETNAM WAR
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

THE VIETNAM WAR, a new 10-part series directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick that will begin airing on PBS on September 17, 2017, will be accompanied by two companion soundtracks to be released on September 15, 2017, Universal Music Enterprises announced today. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: A Day At The Fringe- Sara Juli
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Aug 17, 2017

Edinburgh Festival Fringe performer Sara Juli blogs for BWW to give us an insight into a typical day for her at the Fringe. (more...)

1070 Dedicated to Slain Civil Rights Activist Heather Heyer
by Jeanmarie Simpson - Aug 17, 2017

Arizona-based playwright and theater producer James E. Garcia will dedicate this weekend's performances of '1070 (We Were Strangers Once, Too)' to the memory of Heather Heyer, the young civil rights activist killed in Charlottesville. (more...)

BWW Review: WOMAD TAKEOVER, National Theatre River Stage Festival
by Rona Kelly - Aug 16, 2017

At its very heart, WOMAD (World of Music, Arts and Dance) is a celebration of the arts: in every form, from every country, for everyone. And what better way to celebrate the arts than a festival? Part of the National Theatre's free series of River Stage takeovers, WOMAD brought live music, workshops and dance from around the world to the heart of London. (more...)

New Yiddish Rep's AWAKE AND SING, THE INVISIBLE BOOK and More Set for Theater at the 14th Street Y's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

The Theater at the 14th Street Y continues to honor the edgy, diverse, and rich history of innovative culture making in the East Village with their 2017-2018 Season. (more...)

1070 Performances Dedicated to Memory of Charlottesville Victim Heather Heyer
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Arizona-based playwright and theater producer James E. Garcia will dedicate this weekend's performances of '1070 (We Were Strangers Once, Too)' to the memory of Heather Heyer, the young civil rights activist killed in Charlottesville. (more...)

Sweet Honey In The Rock, John Zorn, Ladysmith Black Mambazo and More Set for Symphony Space's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Symphony Space, one of New York's best-loved cultural destinations, is pleased to announce a new season of lively and diverse programming, running from October 2017 through June 2018. Returning this season are Projects conceived by Artistic Director Andrew Byrne, each uniting Symphony Space's multidisciplinary events around a shared theme. A month-by-month listing of featured events follows. (more...)

Midwest Premiere of Conor McPherson's THE VEIL Opens This Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Idle Muse Theatre Company's season eleven, which features plays exploring women achieving self-definition in a world that tries to define them in relationship to the men around them, opens the Midwest premiere of The Veil written by playwright Conor McPherson directed by guest artist Ann Kreitman this month. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

In 2016, playwright Kash Goins, a native of South Philadelphia and graduate of Lincoln University, produced his original drama 'V to X', under his 10 year-old Philadelphia based theatre company, GoKash OnSTAGE.  (more...)

Star of Stage and Screen, Joe Bologna Dies at Age 82
by TV News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Stage and screen actor, director and screenwriter Joe Bologna passed away yesterday, August 13th in CA at the age of 82. (more...)

Warner Stage Company Presents Agatha Christie's AND THEN THERE WERE NONE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

The Warner Stage Company will present Agatha Christie's AND THEN THERE WERE NONE in the Warner Theatre's Nancy Marine Studio Theatre this September!    (more...)

BWW Review: AND THEN THERE WERE NONE at Kansas City Actors Theatre At Union Station
by Paul Bolton - Aug 14, 2017

KCAT's current production of Agatha Christie's 'And Then There Were None' grips the audience with a suspenseful quickly paced mystery. Ensemble shines in this timeless tale of accusation, guilt, judgement, and murder. The attention to detail from costumes, to set, to lighting provides a sensory experience that everyone will enjoy. This fresh take is a perfect way for those new to theater to discover what great story-telling is all about. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017 - BWW Review: JOE'S NYC BAR, Assembly George Square Studios
by Amy Hanson - Aug 13, 2017

Joe's NYC Bar is a show that really understands the Celtic concept of "craic" - the great pleasure of good company and good conversation.  Bringing a touch of Brooklyn to Edinburgh this August, the production is an immersive and often improvisational experience set in the eponymous New York watering hole and featuring its staff and patrons, as well as audience members who are very much encouraged to get involved. (more...)

IN GAY COMPANY to Make West End Debut
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2017

In Gay Company, the stylish musical revue by Fred Silver, makes its West End debut at the Jermyn Street Theatre later this month for a limited run. (more...)

Kansas City Actors Theatre Announces Cast and Creatives for AND THEN THERE WERE NONE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Kansas City Actors Theatre has completed casting for their production of Agatha Christie's "And Then There Were None", the opening show of their thirteenth season. The production will be directed by John Rensenhouse and will star Robert Gibby Brand, Greg Butell, Scott Cordes, Kyle Dyck, Bonnie Griffin, Manon Halliburton, Ellen Kirk, Victor Raider-Wexler, Matt Rapport, Matt Schwader, and Peter Zazzali. The production team includes Mark Exline (scenic designer), Kevin Seiss (properties designer), Sarah Oliver (costumer designer), Shane Rowse (lighting designer), Jonathan Robertson (sound designer), and Kyle Dyck (technical director). (more...)

Pacific Theatre presents THE CHRISTIANS by Lucas Hnath
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

How do we maintain dialogue when we stand on opposite sides of a controversial void? What happens when a pastor gets up in front of his church and announces a drastic change in doctrine? This is the central question of the first play in Pacific Theatre's 2017-2018 season, The Christians by Lucas Hnath. After taking his church from a meager storefront to gleaming megachurch, Pastor Paul overturns one of the most sacred tenents of his congregation's beliefs, sending them reeling towards schism. As they grapple with the mysteries of faith, certainty, and what happens after we die, they must also face the reality of loving those whose beliefs have made them into sudden Strangers. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsals for SON OF A PREACHER MAN UK Tour Starring Diana Vickers
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Son of a Preacher Man, a heart-warming new musical featuring the soulful music of Dusty Springfield, with a book by Warner Brown and directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood, embarks on a national tour starting at Bromley's Churchill Theatre from Monday 4 September 2017.  (more...)

The Old Globe to Offer Free SATURDAY MORNING SALSA! Next Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

The Old Globe wants to make theatre matter to more people! So we invite friends, fleet-footed Strangers, and everybody who wants to take their salsa dancing skills to the next level to our latest free AXIS event, Saturday Morning Salsa, on Saturday, August 19 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. (more...)

Actress Anna Faris Is Live Happy's October Cover Story
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017


Review Roundup: San Diego Musical Theatre's PUMP UP THE VOLUME
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Oh, snap! The 90's are back! San Diego Musical Theatre (SDMT) announced today the complete cast and creative team for the World Premiere of Pump Up the Volume: A 90's Palooza! From the creators of the long-running hit Mixtape, Colleen Kollar Smith and Jon Lorenz, comes a new musical that journeys back to the 1990's. Kollar Smith helms the show as Director and Choreographer, with Lorenz working as Music Director and Arranger. Performances run July 28 - September 10, 2017, at the Horton Grand Theatre. Press opening is Saturday, August 5 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Saturday Matinees Added for Agatha Christie's AND THEN THERE WERE NONE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

???????We've added two Saturday matinee performances of Agatha Christie's 'And Then There Were None' at 2 pm on August 19 and August 26. Now you have two extra opportunities to see this exciting production! Previews start August 9 and performances run through August 27 at the H&R Block City Stage in Union Station. (more...)

Curious Directive Announces Full Casting For FROGMAN at Edinburgh Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Full casting has been announced on curious directive's Frogman which opens at the Traverse Theatre, Codebase, as part of the Edinburgh Festival.  A hugely ambitious, coming-of-age thriller, Frogman is told through live theatre and 360 film in Virtual Reality. (more...)

Woolly Mammoth's 38th Season Kicks Off with THE ARSONISTS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company announces the first production of its 2017-2018 season, The Arsonists by Swiss playwright Max Frisch, in a new translation by Alistair Beaton, directed by Michael John Garces. The Arsonists will run from September 5 to October 8, 2017. The Arsonists is made possible by a generous grant from The Roy Cockrum Foundation. (more...)

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