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Photo Flash: TURANDOT Opens at San Francisco Opera
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2017

San Francisco Opera inaugurates its 95th season on Friday, September 8, with Puccini's Turandot, staged in the iconic production by English artist David Hockney and conducted by Company Music Director Nicola Luisotti, and two opening night galas. Saturday, September 9 features the opening of a new production of Richard Strauss' Elektra. The festivities continue on Sunday, September 10, with San Francisco Chronicle Presents Opera in the Park, an annual Bay Area tradition celebrating the opening of the opera season with a free concert in Golden Gate Park. (more...)

BWW Feature: CINCINNATI SHAKESPEARE COMPANY Opens New Theatre
by Laura A. Hobson - Sep 8, 2017

'To be or not to be, that is the question,' says Hamlet in Shakespeare's oft-performed drama. Cincinnati Shakespeare Company chooses to 'be.' Hamlet the artificial pig sits outside the front of the theater inviting patrons into the building. (more...)

Scoop: Food Network - October 2017 Programming Highlights
by TV Scoop - Sep 8, 2017

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THE THREE MUSKETEERS Brings Fun for All to Syracuse Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Artistic director Bob Hupp makes his directorial debut as Syracuse Stage opens the 17/18 season with the swashbuckling adventure "The Three Musketeers". This action-packed adaptation of Alexandre Dumas' 1844 classic novel opens Friday, Sept. 22 in the Archbold Theatre at the Syracuse Stage/SU Drama Complex, 820 E. Genesee St. There will be preview performances Wednesday, Sept. 20 and Thursday, Sept. 21.   (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/8 - FOLLIES, GYPSY, GHOST, and More!
by BWW Special - Sep 8, 2017

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature FOLLIES, GYPSY, GHOST, and More! (more...)

BWW Previews: LEND ME A TENOR at Old Opera House
by Johnna Leary - Sep 8, 2017

A fast-paced and famously funny show about a crazy night at the opera, Lend Me A Tenor opens at the Old Opera House this weekend. (more...)

Billy Porter, Renee Elise Goldsberry and Norm Lewis Set for Reading of SOMETHING TO LIVE FOR in NJ
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Midtown Direct Rep (MDR) launches its 2017-18 reading series, Theater at The Woodland, with a free presentation of SOMETHING TO LIVE FOR, a new play with music, written by Rob Zellers, directed by Billy Porter, with music supervision by Zane Mark and musical direction by Darryl Ivey.  (more...)

Artist Joshua Sofaer's STREET HUNT to Kick Off This Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Street Hunt is an artist-led treasure hunt, with the chance to win up to £10,000, that is open to everyone to enter. (more...)

Food Network Star Jason Smith Seeks BEST BAKER IN AMERICA in New Series
by TV News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Eight of America's most elite bakers compete in the all-new primetime competition BEST BAKER IN AMERICA , premiering Wednesday, September 27th at 10pm ET/PT on Food Network. (more...)

ISG to Host Webinar on Digital Supplier Management
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

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BWW Review: GYPSY Takes Off at Lyric Stage
by Nancy Grossman - Sep 7, 2017

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston has hit the trifecta with their season opener GYPSY, directed and choreographed by Rachel Bertone, music directed by Dan Rodriguez, and raised to the rafters by Leigh Barrett's forceful Mama Rose. This is one for the ages. (more...)

ESPN Reveals Times and Networks for Big 12/SEC Challenge
by TV News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

The times and networks for the Big 12/SEC Challenge presented by Sonic have been revealed, tipping off at noon ET on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, with four of the 10 games on ESPN, four on ESPN2 and two on ESPNU. (more...)

The Grand Theatre Announces EVITA as 2017 High School Project
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

The Grand High School Project, the only program of its kind in North America, returns with the blockbuster musical, EVITA.  This limited two-week engagement begins in previews on September 19, opens September 22, and runs thru September 30 on the Spriet Stage.  (more...)

SAE Battelle CyberAuto Challenge Announces Successful Event
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

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Chrysalis Festival to Return to Traverse Theatre with UK's Best Emerging Talent
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Chrysalis, Scotland's groundbreaking festival for ambitious performance by young theatre-makers, returns to the Traverse Theatre this November. Audiences can look forward to three days of innovative, thought-provoking and challenging performances from the UK's best youth theatres. (more...)

Casting Announced for B and VICTORY CONDITION at the Royal Court
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Aimee-Ffion Edwards, Paul Kaye, Sarah Niles and Danusia Samal have been cast in B by Guillermo Calderon translated by William Gregory and directed by Royal Court Associate Director (International) Sam Pritchard. (more...)

Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces Fall New Releases and Revivals
by Movies News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

The Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced its lineup of new releases for the 2017 fall/winter season, featuring Robin Campillo's BPM, Ruben Östlund's The Square, Hong Sang-soo's On the Beach at Night Alone, Aki Kaurismäki's The Other Side of Hope, and Andrei Tarkovsky's The Sacrifice, all NYFF55 selections (more...)

Daimler invests in peer-to-peer carsharing market leader Turo
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

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Amelia Island Wins Henry Award for Location Advertising with Arrivalist
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

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Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park Presents Shakespeare's HAMLET
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park (OSP) presents William Shakespeare's Hamlet directed by D.Lance Marsh, the production runs September 14-30 at the Myriad Gardens. (more...)

Broadway's ALLEGIANCE, Starring George Takei, to Return to Cinemas for Pearl Harbor Day
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

In commemoration of the anniversary of Pearl Harbor Day, straight from its Broadway and cinematic premieres, and inspired by the true-life experience of its star George Takei ('Star Trek,' 'Heroes'), the Broadway film of ALLEGIANCE returns to cinemas across the U.S., telling the story of one family's extraordinary journey in a troubling time for a nation plunged into war by the events of Pearl Harbor. (more...)

NEW WORK FOR GOLDBERG VARIATIONS to Make NY/NJ Debut with Peak Performances
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Peak Performances presents the New York / New Jersey Premiere of New Work for Goldberg Variations, a project it co-commissioned and developed, October 19-22 at the Alexander Kasser Theater, Peak's state-of-the-art home on the Montclair State University campus. (more...)

Jaguar Land Rover: You're Hired! Gorillaz App Code-Cracker Lands a Job
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2017

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2017

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Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee Announces Super Snack Challenge
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2017

The Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee (MNSBHC) Legacy Fund, in partnership with Newman's Own Foundation, unveiled the Super Snack Challenge today at the Minnesota State Fair. Super Snack Challenge is a fun, lighthearted competition that invites Minnesota children ages 8-14 to share their favorite healthy game day recipe. 52 challenge semi-finalists will be invited to attend the Super Kids Tailgate Party that will take place during the 10-day Super Bowl festival that precedes Super Bowl LII on February 4, 2018. (more...)

BWW Review: ANGELS IN AMERICA, PART ONE: MILLENNIUM APPROACHES at Actors Theatre Of Louisville
by Taylor Clemons - Sep 3, 2017

This modern American classic opens and makes a heavenly impression as the first show of Actors 2017 - 18 season. (more...)

BWW Interview: HUNCHBACK's Haden Rider Opens Up About the Challenge of Stepping into Quasimodo at Aurora/Theatrical Outfit
by Sally Henry - Sep 3, 2017

Leading the production as it prepares to transfer to the Rialto Center with Theatrical Outfit, Atlanta actor Haden Rider sees the role of Quasimodo as the fulfillment of a dream. (more...)

BWW Retrospective: And What About Pierre? Looking Back at GREAT COMET's Four Pierres
by Kerry Breen - Sep 3, 2017

Four actors have taken to the Imperial Theater's stage as the titular Pierre Bezukhov during the Broadway run of NATASHA, PIERRE, AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 - read on for a comparison of their performances! (more...)

Great Harvest Challenges Customers to Eat Better for September's Breakfast Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2017

The most important meal of the day may have gotten even more important. For the about 30 percent of Americans that skip breakfast on a routine basis, missing their morning meal could result in cardiovascular disease later in life. In addition, breakfast-skippers are more susceptible to obesity as a result of frequent day-snacking, poor nutrition and high blood sugar. (more...)

Bradley Moore Finds His Theater Home at Music City's Historic Chaffin's Barn
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 2, 2017

Bradley Moore has always had a lot of theatrical projects going on since he settled in Music City a few years back. But ever since Norma Luther became the owner of Nashville's iconic Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre in early 2017 - and he became assistant artistic director - he's only gotten busier. With this summer's first musical hit (Sister Act) to his credit, his resume is growing yet again with the Barn's production of the ABBA megamusical Mamma Mia, which opens next Thursday at the eponymous red barn on Highway 100 in West Nashville. (more...)

VIDEO: Broadway's Jordan Fisher, Debbie Gibson Wow Judges On DANCING WITH THE STARS' Season Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Jordan Fisher and Lindsay Arnold danced the Tango to There's? ?Nothing? ?Holdin'? ?Me? ?Back by Shawn? ?Mendes on last night's Season 25 premiere of DANCING WITH THE STARS. (more...)

5th Annual External Development Summit (XDS) Celebrates Success of Milestone Year
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

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DreamWrights to Stage Holiday Classic IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE; Auditions Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

By appointment on Tuesday, October 10 and Wednesday, October 11, DreamWrights Center for Community Arts will hold auditions for Frank Capra's It's a Wonderful Life. (more...)

Artist-Led STREET HUNT to Open Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Joshua Sofaer's poem-based treasure hunt giving the chance to win up to 10,000 starts tomorrow, 16 September at noon, when the book of clues for the treasure quest finally goes on sale! (more...)

Eagle Theatre presents THE SHAPE OF THINGS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

THE SHAPE OF THINGS, Eagle Theatre's latest production, opens Friday, September 15th. This razor-sharp dramedy premiered in London, England at the Almedia Theatre in May 2001. By 2003, it was adapted into featured film, starring Paul Rudd, and directed by author, Neil LaBute. Sixteen years later, the play makes its way back to the stage, and with the help of smart phones, updated wardrobe, pop-culture references, and a modern day soundtrack, it is every bit as relevant today. (more...)

Kansas City Actors Theatre Announces Cast and Creative Staff for Shakespeare's KING LEAR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Kansas City Actors Theatre has completed casting and started rehearsals for William Shakespeare's King Lear, a co-production with the UMKC Theatre Department. This is the third show of Kansas City Actors Theatre's thirteenth season, which will run from October 13th to the 22nd in the Spencer Theater on UMKC's campus. The production is being directed by Ryan Artzberger and will feature Theodore Swetz, Mark Robbins, Logan Black, Peggy Friesen, Heather Michele Lawler, Amy Billroth-MacLurg, Chelsea Kinser, Ken Sandberg, Duncan McIntyre, Jason Francescon, Freddy Acevedo, Charlie Spillers, Khalif Gillett, Jay Love, Joshua Woodall, and Jack Kneessy. The production will also feature the artistic efforts of Mark Exline (scenic designer), Caroline Allander, (costume designer), Shannon Barondeau (lighting designer), and Zach Pierson (composer). (more...)

VIDEO: Channing Tatum Channels His Inner Queen Elsa to 'Let It Go' on ELLEN
by TV News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

MAGIC MIKE star Channing Tatum stopped by today's episode of ELLEN to discuss his new film KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE. Little did he know that his co-star, Halle Berry, would challenge him to a dare (more...)

TLC to Launch Six-Part Digital Series TRAINING SPACES
by TV News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

In an all-new six-part digital series, the TRADING SPACES alum designers and carpenters will put the newbies to the test with a slate of exciting challenges aimed to strengthen the skills they will need to transform rooms across America. TRAINING SPACES will be released on TLC GO Spring, 2018 and is presented by Lowe's. (more...)

New Season of DOC MARTIN RETURNS Makes U.S. Premiere on Acorn TV, 9/21
by TV News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

In partnership with DRG, Acorn TV, North America's most popular streaming service focused on British and international television, is thrilled to announce the return of one of the most popular series in Britain and Acorn's best-selling series with Doc Martin, Series 8 beginning its Exclusive U.S. Premiere on Thursday, September 21, 2017 (more...)

Oculeus is Highlighted in a New Analyst Report on Telecom Fraud Management
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

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James Taylor, Paul Simon & More Set for 'Harvey Can't Mess with Texas: A Benefit Concert for Hurricane Harvey Relief'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Harvey Can't Mess With Texas: A Benefit Concert for Hurricane Harvey Relief will take place on Friday, September 22 at the Frank Erwin Center from 7pm-11pm, and broadcast on 11 TEGNA stations and stream internationally on YouTube.com/Texas Strong (more...)

New Amsterdam Singers to Celebrate 50 Years Under Music Director Clara Longstreth
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The New Amsterdam Singers will celebrate 50 years of leadership under its Music Director Clara Longstreth in the 2017 18 season, with three sets of concerts and three world-premiere commissioned works. (more...)

Wayback Burgers Celebrating National Cheeseburger Day (September 18) With 10th Annual Triple Triple Challenge
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Wayback Burgers, America's favorite hometown burger joint and one of the nation's fastest growing burger franchises, is issuing a massive challenge to its loyal guests on National Cheeseburger Day (Monday, September 18) with the 10th annual Triple Triple Challenge. (more...)

Lineup Announced for DANCE NOW's 2017 Festival Encore at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

DANCE NOW announces the lineup for the 2017 Festival ENCORE! The one-night-only performance will feature the 12 choreographers/companies selected by the DANCE NOW producers for having most successfully met the 2017 DANCE NOW Challenge: to create a clear and complete artistic statement in five minutes or less for the specifics of the stage at Joe's Pub. (more...)

BWW Review: YOU CAN'T DO THAT DAN MOODY Wins Its Case at the Georgetown Palace Theatre
by Scott Shipman - Sep 11, 2017

The Georgetown Palace Theatre has teamed up with The Williamson Museum to mount a production of YOU CAN'T DOTHAT DAN MOODY at the beautiful and historic Williamson County Courthouse. A story of the significant trial and ruling that resulted in the first conviction of KKK members for vigilante 'justice' in the country, this show is not only unfortunately timely but it is also an interesting and well formed evening of theater. (more...)

BWW Interview: Ben Lewis Talks THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
by Marianka Swain - Sep 11, 2017

Ben Lewis's past work includes Forbidden Broadway and Candide at Menier Chocolate Factory, Annie Get Your Gun at Sheffield Crucible, and playing The Phantom in the original Australian production of Love Never Dies. He's now donning the mask again to lead the West End production of Phantom of the Opera. (more...)

BWW Review: Renee Elise Goldsberry Performs a World-Class Concert at BYU
by Tyler Hinton - Sep 11, 2017

Tony Award winner Renee Elise Goldsberry, who starred as Angelica Schuyler in the original cast of HAMILTON, opened the Brigham Young University BRAVO! season on Friday, September 8, 2017. (more...)

BWW BLOG #3: IN THE TALL GRASS Author Paul Kalburgi Crosses the Pond for Dallas Documentary
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

BWW BLOG #3: IN THE TALL GRASS Author Paul Kalburgi Crosses the Pond for Dallas Documentary (more...)

BWW REVIEW: The Challenge of Finding A Balance Between Art, Innovation, Love and Life Plays Out In SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE
by Jade Kops - Sep 11, 2017

SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE is presented with heart and humour by @littletriangeco for @sydneyfringe (more...)

BWW REVIEW: The Challenge Of Growing Up As An Outsider With An Active Imagination And Unusual Obsessions Is Explored in Declan Greene's MOTH
by Jade Kops - Sep 10, 2017

A darker side of adolescence which has the potential to fall through the gaps is explored in Declan Greene's MOTH. (more...)

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