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Heathen Sons Self-Titled Debut LP Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Heathen Sons release their debut LP today via Metropolitan Groove Merchants. The set contains 12 tracks along with four bonus tracks entitled 'East Side Sessions' recorded at Magnolia Sons Studio, East Nashville. (more...)

BWW Review: Let GYPSY At The Engeman Entertain You
by Melissa Giordano - Sep 20, 2017

Northport's exquisite John W. Engeman Theatre does it again with a stellar version of the iconic Laurents/Styne/Sondheim musical Gypsy. The Tony winner runs at the Long Island venue through October 29th excellently directed by Engeman vet Igor Goldin boasting an outstanding cast. And I know you are probably saying that there are showings of this everywhere you look. However, when you have a production like this, it definitely warrants another visit. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at GYPSY, Starring Michele Ragusa, at the Engeman
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

The John W. Engeman Theater presents GYPSY, running now through October 29, 2017, starring Michele Ragusa as Rose and Austen Danielle Bohmer as Louise. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Political Thriller JULIUS CAESAR at Seattle Shakespeare Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

It's a 400-year-old play, yet it can feel as contemporary as today's headlines. In Julius Caesar Bloody and brutal decisions are weighed against honor and ambition. Seattle Shakespeare Company's Artistic Director George Mount directs Shakespeare's political thriller which runs now through Oct. 1, 2107 at the Cornish Playhouse. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Site Specific Medical Courtroom Drama CHASING JACK Plays at Fordham University
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Chasing Jack is the new riveting drama from author John S. Anastasi, previously represented Off-Broadway with Would You Still Love Me If starring Kathleen Turner. Audience members can sit in the General Courtroom Gallery for $20 or be closer in the Jury Box for $25 and be part of the action! (more...)

2018 Next Stage Theatre Festival to Return to Factory Theatre This January
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

The Next Stage Theatre Festival returns this January with a lineup of ten companies showcasing a cross-section of our exciting indie performance community. With many familiar faces from past Fringe Festivals, the 2018 programming is a true representation of the 'best of the fest'. The festival will take over Factory Theatre from January 3 to 14, 2018. (more...)

Rep Company Joins with Young Everyman Playhouse to Explore Young Love and Transgression in ROMEO AND JULIET
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

The Everyman Company will join with the award-winning Young Everyman Playhouse (YEP) for Romeo and Juliet. Set in a world of gangs, Nick Bagnall's production reimagines Shakespeare's classic love tale for 21st Century audiences, exploring sexuality with some of the characters having their gender swapped, including Juliet who will become Julius. (more...)

The Everyman Company to Explore Young Love and Transgression in ROMEO & JULIET
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

The Everyman Company will join with the award-winning Young Everyman Playhouse (YEP) for Romeo and Juliet. Set in a world of gangs, Nick Bagnall's production reimagines Shakespeare's classic love tale for 21st Century audiences, exploring sexuality with some of the characters having their gender swapped, including Juliet who will become Julius. (more...)

Rep Company and Young Everyman Playhouse Explore Young Love and Transgression in ROMEO AND JULIET
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

The Everyman Company's final production in its inaugural Rep season - Romeo and Juliet - is now running at the Hope Street theatre. (more...)

British Museum Announces New Exhibition SCYTHIANS
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

At the British Museum this autumn, discover an ancient culture that was buried in the Siberian permafrost for thousands of years. The BP exhibition Scythians: warriors of ancient Siberia will reveal the history of these powerful nomadic tribes who thrived in a vast landscape stretching from southern Russia to China and the northern Black Sea. (more...)

BWW Review: IDINA WORLD TOUR 2017 at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
by Carolan Trbovich - May 30, 2017

The Queen Of Swords captures the hearts of multi-generational fans in Sarasota! (more...)

Scoop: THE BACHELORETTE on ABC - Sunday, May 28, 2017
by - May 22, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE BACHELORETTE, airing on ABC on Sunday, May 28, 2017! (more...)

Danny Trejo Hosts El Rey Network Original Series MAN AT ARMS: ART OF WAR, 6/8
by TV News Desk - May 19, 2017

El Rey Network's new original series MAN AT ARMS: ART OF WAR will debut on June 8 at 8:00pm. Hosted by machete himself, Danny Trejo (Machete, Sons of Anarchy), the eight-part series spotlights the nobility of craftsmanship and working with your hands. (more...)

UW Drama presents SUENO
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

The final production of UW Drama's 2016 - 2017 is Sueño, Obie Award-winning playwright Jose Rivera's translation and adaptation of Pedro Calderon de la Barca's 1629 drama La vida es sueño (Life is a Dream). (more...)

BWW Review: RODGERS AND HAMMERSTEIN'S OKLAHOMA!
by Melissa Giordano - May 17, 2017

Brilliantly ending their spectacular 10th season, Long Island's John W. Engeman Theatre offers a great incarnation of the iconic, game-changing musical Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma!. Excellently directed by Engeman vet Igor Goldin, this production runs through June 25th at the gorgeous Northport venue. The cast is truly outstanding and the whole production is well done. (more...)

It's a Beautiful Mornin'! OKLAHOMA! Finds Full Cast at the Engeman
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

The John W. Engeman Theater announces the cast and creative team for OKLAHOMA! Performances begin on Thursday, May 11 at 8:00pm and run through Sunday, June 25, 2017. (more...)

Fan-Favorite Rachel Lindsay Begins Her Search for Love on ABC's THE BACHELORETTE, 5/22
by TV News Desk - May 1, 2017

Accomplished Texas attorney Rachel Lindsay takes a recess from the courtroom to start her search for happily ever after in the 13th edition of ABC's hit series, THE BACHLORETTE, premiering at a special time, MONDAY, MAY 22 (more...)

Cartoon Network Reveals New Content Slate for 2017-18 Upfront Season
by TV News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Cartoon Network, the global kids brand and leading choice for the mobile-first generation of plurals, announced a holistic slate of content for the 2017-18 upfront season that will provide something new to fans every day, across a wide spectrum of platforms. (more...)

FRIDAY 5 (+1): The Stars of Belmont University Musical Theatre's 9 to 5: THE MUSICAL
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 24, 2017

Today, in our latest Friday 5 (+1), we introduce you to a group of Belmont University Musical Theatre leading ladies - Katie Bays, Emily Anne Ludwig, Lizzy Hinton, Cassie Donegan, Mary Kate Hughes and Katie Grogg - and their leading man, the Franklin Hart Jr. of this particular revival, Graham Trout! Remember their names, gentle readers, they are sure to impress you now over on Belmont Boulevard just as much as they are destined to dazzle critics and audiences (in theaters along other notable streets) alike in the years to come… (more...)

BWW Review: HSC ROMEO AND JULIET Reminds Us That Shakespeare is Entertainment
by Marakay Rogers - Mar 23, 2017

It's CALLED an Educational Outreach version. It IS putting fun back into watching Shakespeare. (more...)

Times Square Arts Presents Sound of Ikebana (Spring)
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

In partnership with the Japan Society Gallery, Times Square Arts presents artist and 2016 Japan Cultural Envoy Naoko Tosa's Sound of Ikebana (Spring) on Times Square's electronic billboards from 11:57 pm to midnight every night in April. This project is a part of Midnight Moment, a monthly presentation by The Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) and Times Square Arts. (more...)

Avery*Sunshine, Shelby Lynne and Allison Moorer and More Now On Sale at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces R&B artist Avery*Sunshine, Grammy-nominated sisters Shelby Lynne & Allison Moorer, an evening of songs and stories with Dan Wilson and more. The following shows go on sale to the public on Thursday, June 8 at noon at citywinery.com/chicago. (more...)

BWW Review: MACBETH, St Paul's Church, Covent Garden
by Gary Naylor - Jun 30, 2017

A Macbeth that stays true to the 17th century origin of the play, yet feels bang up to date with plenty for teenage fans of Game of Thrones and Shakespeare veterans to enjoy. (more...)

The Capitol Steps, Dweezil Zappa and More Coming Up at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Featured performances for the month of July at City Winery Chicago, include political satirists The Capitol Steps on July 2, Dweezil Zappa, son of the late Frank Zappa, on July 7, R&B Grammy-nominated duo Les Nubians on July 10, British rockers The Graham Parker Duo on July 12, Country Music Association Musician of the Year Mac McAnally on July 19, stand-up comedian Sandra Bernhard (July 20-21) and more. (more...)

Hasslein Publishing Releases New Book Exploring Comic Book Icon Red Sonja
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2017

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KINGS & QUEENS OF COMEDY Brings South Africa's Best to Sandton
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2017

In medieval times, a jester was employed by a nobleman or monarch to entertain him and his guests. The heavyweights of South African comedy are by no means jesters, but they certainly do entertain… Catch the Kings & Queens of Comedy at the Sandton Convention Centre on Friday, 21 July for a show of hysterical proportions. (more...)

Taymor's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Luhrmann's ROMEO + JULIET and More Among Free Monday Night Screenings at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

The Old Globe will once again share some of its favorite Shakespearean cinema as a complement to its stage productions with the return of Free Monday Night Film Screenings, presented in conjunction with the 2017 Summer Shakespeare Festival. (more...)

Photo Flash: Queens Shakespeare & What Dreams May Co. Present ROBIN HOOD
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Following up our successful run of The Terrible Tragedy of Peter Pan and King Lear, Queens Shakespeare and What Dreams May Co are pleased to present Larry Blamire's Robin Hood. Join us for a summer of shield maidens, sheriffs, princes and a prince among thieves…Oh and did we mention Swords. Lots and lots of Swords. (more...)

BWW Review: 4000 Days Loses Track of Time at the Fulton
by Marakay Rogers - Jun 2, 2017

Peter Quilter's drama of memory loss and relationship loss is almost too amusing and insufficiently dramatic. Good thing the acting is spectacular. (more...)

DigitalTrends.com Names Top Games of E3 2017 Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

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BWW Review: TWELFTH NIGHT at NEW CITY PLAYERS
by John Lariviere - Jul 9, 2017

New City Players presents the comedy Twelfth Night (also known as What You Will) by William Shakespeare published in his 1623 First Folio. The first recorded performance was on February 2, 1602, at Candlemas, the formal end of Christmastide in the year's calendar. The play expands on plot elements drawn from the short story Of Apollonius and Silla by Barnabe Rich, based on a story by Matteo Bandello. Observant theatre goers may recognize the exact same plot from movies such as Just One of the Guys (1985), and She's the Man (2006). (more...)

Winter is Coming to Dr. Phillips Center with MUSICAL THRONES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts announces the Orlando engagement of the musical parody Musical Thrones, sending-up the popular HBO drama, "Game of Thrones." (more...)

Nashville's Heathen Sons Debut LP Out This September
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Heathen Sons will release their debut LP September 8th via Metropolitan Groove Merchants. The set contains 12 tracks along with four bonus tracks entitled 'East Side Sessions.' (more...)

MYTHBUSTERS Returns to Science Channel with All-New Team This November
by TV News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

MYTHBUSTERS will explode back on to Science Channel this fall with all-new episodes and an all new-team. (more...)

BWW Review: Anoka's Lyric Arts Presents 'it's De-lovely' Anything Goes
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Jul 25, 2017

Anoka's Lyric Arts Main Street Stage returns this summer with the comedic and uplifting Cole Porter, Guy Bolton, PG Wodehouse, Howard Lindsay and Russell Crouse musical Anything Goes. First produced in 1934, in the beginning of the Great Depression, Porter's memorable musical questions the country's status quo and then, the course of true love. Eighty two years later, the musical resonates with Porter's evocative lyrics from the title song: Good authors, too/Who once knew better words/ writing prose/ now use four letter words/ Anything goes/ truding in nude parties studios / Anything goes/ Why nobody will oppose/ Anything goes. (more...)

SCERA presents Scottish Musical BRIGADOON 8/4-19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

With more than six decades of theater to his credit, Jerry Elison has directed hundreds of plays. "Brigadoon" rests at the top of his favorites. (more...)

Montegrappa Issues New Series of GAME OF THRONES Limited Edition Iron Throne Pens
by TV News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Following the first set of pens celebrating the great houses in Game of Thrones, Montegrappa has issued a new series of limited edition Iron Throne pens. Capturing the essence of the most coveted seat in Westeros, the Iron Throne pens will provide fans with a talisman to cherish. (more...)

Be Not Afeared! HE-MANLET is Here! New Millennium Begins Its 20th Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

New Millennium Theatre Company (NMTC) presents: The Tragedy of He-Manlet, Prince of Eternia (more...)

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company Celebrates New Theatre with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company (CSC) has completed construction of The Otto M. Budig Theater and will be hosting a Ribbon Cutting and Welcome Celebrations Events this weekend, August 11-13, 2017.  The Official Ribbon Cutting will be at 6pm on Friday when CSC Leadership will be joined by Mayor John Cranley and Otto M. Budig out front of The Otto M. Budig Theater at 1195 Elm Street as they "cut" the ribbon using traditional Shakespeare Swords and daggers!  Then guests will move inside the theater various locations in the lobby and building are dedicated and "toasted" with glasses of champagne.  This event is invite only. (more...)

Student Learn to Eat Fire and Swallow Swords at Coney Island SIDESHOW SCHOOL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Coney Island USA's Sideshow School is the only school of its kind where students can learn the ancient and sometimes deadly secrets of the sideshow. A new crop of thrill seekers will be attending the next session, scheduled for August 22-24 at Sideshows by the Seashore. (more...)

Indie Developers Show Support for Nintendo Switch with a Surge of Upcoming Games
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

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Michele Ragusa to Star in GYPSY at the Engeman Theater; Cast, Creatives Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

The John W. Engeman Theater announces the cast and creative team for GYPSY. (more...)

Shakespeare's Political Thriller JULIUS CAESAR Comes to Seattle Shakespeare Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

It's a 400 year old play, yet it can feel as contemporary as today's headlines. In Julius Caesar Bloody and brutal decisions are weighed against honor and ambition. Seattle Shakespeare Company's Artistic Director George Mount directs Shakespeare's political thriller which runs Sept. 13-Oct. 1, 2107 at the Cornish Playhouse.   (more...)

ROBIN HOOD to Return to NW Children's Theater & School for One Last Heist
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Get ready for justice, Sherwood Forest-style! Adventure awaits as Robin, Marian, and com- pany return to cross Swords and match wits with the nefarious Sheriff of Nottingham and the evil Prince John in this hilarious, heist- lled, original adaptation! (more...)

THE THREE MUSKETEERS to Bring Slapstick Silliness to Didcot This June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Fresh from Justin's House and Spot Bots, join the CBeebies' favourites as they swashbuckle their way across the UK in a hilarious new slapstick adventure of chivalry, swordplay and suddenly falling over. (more...)

BWW Interview: Billy Harrigan Tighe as J.M. Barrie in FINDING NEVERLAND on Tour
by Kathy Strain - Apr 25, 2017

As FINDING NEVERLAND prepares to make a stop in San Antonio, Texas, BWW chatted with Billy Harrigan Tighe who plays J.M. Barrie. Tighe shared with us the inspiration he received in portraying J.M. Barrie and what he continues to learn as he tours with FINDING NEVERLAND. (more...)

FIRST Kicks Off World's Largest Celebration of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math for Students
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017

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The Murray Theatre At Ruth Eckerd Hall Presents Hat Trick Theatre's THE THREE MUSKETEERS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

xandre Dumas' timeless classic, The Three Musketeers, comes to life in the Murray Theatre at Ruth Eckerd Hall with this new and fast-paced spin on a classic tale of intrigue, romance and adventure by Joe Winskye, Bianca Badia and Hat Trick Theatre. Full list of performance dates and times are noted below. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of NW Children's Theater's ROBIN HOOD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Get ready for justice, Sherwood Forest-style! Adventure awaits as Robin, Marian, and com- pany return to cross Swords and match wits with the nefarious Sheriff of Nottingham and the evil Prince John in this hilarious, heist-lled, original adaptation! This original production was a smash hit when it rst landed on NWCT's stage as a world premiere in 2011. This slapstick production feature a hilarious script by Portland native James Moore, and is lled to the brim with both swordplay and wordplay. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in costume below! (more...)

FRIDAY 5 (+1) on Thursday: CRAZY ALL THESE YEARS' Adcock, McCain, Richmond & Whitmore
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 13, 2017

Opening tonight at Nashville's iconic Darkhorse Theater is multi-hyphenate Jeff Swafford's (he's a playwright-producer-filmmaker-director, among other things) play Crazy All These Years, which stars a cast of Nashville's best-known actors, including Jennifer Richmond, Michael Adock, Cinda McCain and Daniel Hackman. (more...)

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