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Ballet Hispanico to Perform at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

Ballet Hispanico will perform at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival at the Ted Shawn Theater, 358 George Carter Road, Becket, MA. (more...)

CIRCLE OF FIFTHS: The Young Professionals' Arts Pass to Houston Announces New Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Circle of Fifths, a young professional's subscription series spanning music, theater, and dance, introduces audiences to 5 additional premiere Houston performing arts organizations in their second season. (more...)

Jessica Molaskey's PORTRAITS OF JONI Album to Launch New Imprint Ghostlight Deluxe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Ghostlight Records will launch a special new label imprint, Ghostlight Deluxe with the latest release from celebrated actress and singer JESSICA MOLASKEY, Portraits of Joni, on Friday, July 28. (more...)

the kates Bring LIT UP to Drinkers with Writing Problems
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Chicago comedian and blogger at DWWP, Elizabeth Gomez hosts the all female comedy showcase the kates at DWWP for their show LIT UP at Brisku's Bistro on July 28th at 7:30pm.  (more...)

BWW Previews: ONCE ON THIS ISLAND JR. at New Stage Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

Jackson's New Stage Theatre will present ONCE ON THIS ISLAND JR. as part of its Broadway Junior Summer Camp program. (more...)

Pre-Order Jessica Molaskey's PORTRAITS OF JONI Today; Birdland Concert Set for August!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

Ghostlight Records will launch a special new label imprint, Ghostlight Deluxe with the latest release from celebrated actress and singer JESSICA MOLASKEY, Portraits of Joni, which is available for pre-order starting today, Friday, July 7. Customers that pre-order the album via Apple Music will immediately receive the single "Help Me." The album will be released in physical and digital formats on Friday, July 28.   (more...)

InterAct Announces Two More Shows In 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Defy preconceptions. Both MJ Kaufman's SENSITIVE GUYS and Seth Rozin's HUMAN RITES take place in academic settings, and both attack pervasive social norms regarding sex and gender politics. (more...)

ALADDIN's Telly Leung Reveals How His Audition Kept Him One Jump Ahead
by Danielle Ashley - Jul 28, 2017

Telly Leung has inherited the lamp at the New Amsterdam Theatre as Broadway's newest Aladdin. Last month, he sat down with Richard Ridge and talked all things Aladdin, including how he got the part.  (more...)

Jessica Molaskey's New Album PORTRAITS OF JONI Released Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Ghostlight Records has launched a special new label imprint, Ghostlight Deluxe with the latest release from celebrated actress and singer Jessica Molaskey, Portraits of Joni. The album is available in physical and digital formats today, Friday, July 28. (more...)

BWW Previews: THE CIRCLE: Adapting Dave Eggers' Blu-ray & DVD Special Features Clip
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Jul 27, 2017

This coming Tuesday, August 1, 2017, The Circle releases on Blu-Ray and DVD. Starring Tom Hanks and Emma Watson, the movie is based on the best selling novel by Dave Eggers.  (more...)

VIDEO: LADY DAY's Audra McDonald Performs 'God Bless The Child' on BBC One
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Six time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald stopped by this past Sunday's THE ANDREW MARR SHOW on BBC One to perform 'God Bless The Child', a number from the critically acclaimed production of LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR & GRILL (more...)

Mosaic Theater Company of D.C. Announces Expansion of Staff and Unveils Special Event Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Mosaic Theater Company of DC, the 2017 Helen Hayes Award-winning theatre for Outstanding Emerging Company, proudly announces an expansion of its senior artistic leadership team with the addition of Victoria Murray Baatin as Associate Artistic Director.  The Mosaic Board has also recently elected Bill Tompkins as its Chair. Outgoing Board Chair Deborah Carliner, who has served Mosaic since its Inaugural Season, will continue to serve on the Board of Directors. (more...)

BWW Interview: Sharon Lewis Carries On With the Blues
by Tory Gates - Jul 2, 2017

'You know who you sound like?' I say, 'No, but you're gonna tell me.' She says, 'Yeah, you're like Janis Joplin and Tina Turner all rolled in to one!” (more...)

Ballet Hispánico to Perform at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2017

Ballet Hispanico will perform at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival at the Ted Shawn Theater, 358 George Carter Road, Becket, MA 01223, from July 26-30, 2017 with performances Wednesday-Saturday at 8pm; Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday at 2pm. Tickets are $45-78 and are available at www.jacobspillow.org/events/ballet-hispanico/. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Robert White
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 19, 2017

BWW speaks to Robert White about his 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show InstruMENTAL. (more...)

BWW Flashback: Elton John - Cómo "The Rocket Man" revolucionó Broadway
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jul 19, 2017

El compositor, que se encuentra en plena gira internacional (actuo anoche en Gran Canaria y mañana lo hara en Marbella), es uno de los autores de musicales mas exitosos de todos los tiempos, y tendra sus dos trabajos mas populares en Madrid la proxima temporada: EL REY LEÓN y BILLY ELLIOT. (more...)

El Capitan Theatre to Present THE LION KING Sing-Along This August
by Movies News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood has announced that they will be presenting a sing-along showing of Disney's hit animated film THE LION KING this August. (more...)

Halo Publishing International Publishes 'Tending My Garden: A Celebration of Love, Life and Blessings'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

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Music Director Franz Welser-Most to Lead Cleveland Orchestra in Fall Gala Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

The Cleveland Orchestra announces additional details of its annual Gala Evening at Severance Hall on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 7:00 p.m., with Music Director Franz Welser-Most and The Cleveland Orchestra. (more...)

Circle Theatre Continues 36th Season with RIPCORD
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Let it be war. David Lindsay-Abaire's new high-stakes comedy, Ripcord, follows a seemingly harmless bet made between two residents of the Bristol Place Assisted Living Facility. (more...)

Up On The Marquee: ONCE ON THIS ISLAND
by Walter McBride - Jul 15, 2017

ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, Broadway's joyous musical celebration, is the extraordinary story of a fearless young dreamer named Ti Moune. (more...)

THE LION KING Remake to Feature Impressive Naturalistic CGI
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2017

The D23 expo featured many quietly screened previews, one of which being a peek at The Circle of Life scene of the upcoming The Lion King remake. According to Mashable, the film is moving along the lines of the recent The Jungle Book remake which featured extremely realistic CGI. (more...)

Something's Coming: Get Ready for the Fall 2017 Broadway Season!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2017

It's only just out of reach... the Fall theatre season, that is. The 2017 Tony Awards are in the history books, so now it's time to look ahead at the new Broadway season... and fear not- it's a doozy already. With new musicals and plays about to descend on Broadway and amazing revivals of classic plays and musicals ready to entrance a new audience, BroadwayWorld has rounded up everything arriving before the end of the year. (more...)

BWW Feature: DFW Producers Collaborate for Joint BOY GETS GIRL Play
by Kyle Christopher West - Jul 13, 2017

Theatre is known for being a collaborative art form. Working with designers, directors, performers, house management, and all the myriads of roles often includes its challenges. But what happens when you take three unique companies and bring them together to work on a single production? Resolute Theatre Project, L.I.P. Service, and Proper Hijinx Productions are aiming to find out. (more...)

BWW Review: THE COMEDY OF ERRORS at The Civic Plaza
by Beth Leitman - Jul 13, 2017

William Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors, one of the playwright's earlier plays, involves an intricate plot that revolves around multiple instances of mistaken identities, slapstick humor, and the word play that Shakespeare is so well-known for. (more...)

Audra McDonald, Daveed Diggs, Javier Munoz, Charlize Theron, James McAvoy, Lena Dunham and More to Take Part in Danny Boyle's THE CHILDREN'S MONOLOGUES at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

The African-based creative arts charity Dramatic Need today announced that it will collaborate with Carnegie Hall to present the U.S. premiere of The Children's Monologues in a one-night-only benefit performance on Monday, November 13, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. (more...)

Meet the Sommelier: Brian Phillips of THE CAPITAL GRILLE
by Marina Kennedy - Jul 10, 2017

Brian Phillips is the Advanced Sommelier for The Capital Grille, the renowned steakhouse with locations throughout the United States. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief August 9th, 2017: Broadway Dims the Lights for Barbara Cook and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Aug 9, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Broadway dims the lights for Barbara Cook and more! (more...)

Jessica Molaskey Album 'Portraits Of Joni' Hits Two Billboard Charts
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Ghostlight Records has launched a special new label imprint, Ghostlight Deluxe with the latest release from celebrated actress and singer JESSICA MOLASKEY, Portraits of Joni. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Alex Newell Slay Song from ONCE ON THIS ISLAND
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

As BroadwayWorld reported today, Tony Award winner Lea Salonga, Alex Newell ('Glee'), Merle Dandridge ('Greenleaf'), and Quentin Earl Darrington (Cats) will join the cast of the new Broadway production of Once On This Island, which will play The Circle in the Square Theatre (235 W. 50th street, NYC) this fall. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 8/1/2017 - 8/8/2017
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Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 8/1/2017 - 8/8/2017. (more...)

Patton Oswalt's Award Winning 'Talking For Clapping' To Be Released as Digital Album 8/25
by TV News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Patton Oswalt's Emmy and Grammy Award winning comedy special “Talking for Clapping” is set for digital album release on Friday, August 25 via aspecialthing Records. (more...)

Breaking: Lea Salonga, Merle Dandridge, Quentin Earl Darrington & Alex Newell Join ONCE ON THIS ISLAND
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Today, producers Ken Davenport and Hunter Arnold announced that Tony Award winner Lea Salonga, Alex Newell ('Glee'), Merle Dandridge('Greenleaf'), and Quentin Earl Darrington (Cats) will join the cast of the new Broadway production of Once On This Island, which will play The Circle in the Square Theatre (235 W. 50th street, NYC) this fall. (more...)

Blackmore's Night 'To The Moon And Back: 20 Years And Beyond' Out 8/18
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

2017 marks the 20th anniversary of Blackmore's Night – the internationally-heralded Renaissance Rock band helmed by six-string extraordinaire Ritchie Blackmore and vocalist/multi-instrumentalist Candice Night. To celebrate, the band is proud to present To The Moon And Back: 20 Years And Beyond…: a two-disc collection of favorites and new material. (more...)

Pompano Beach Amp Announces Lineup of Concerts!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

No matter what your genre, The Pompano Beach Amp has a concert for you! Check out the lineup below and get ready for some terrific concert annoucements soon. Keep posted to www.theamppompano.org and be sure to follow us on Facebook @theamppompano. (more...)

Mosaic Theater Company of DC Kicks Off Third Season with its First Musical
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Mosaic Theater Company of DC, the 2017 Helen Hayes Award-winning theatre for Outstanding Emerging Company, will begin its 2017-2018 season with the Off-Broadway hit The Devil's Music: The Life and Blues of Bessie Smith. Written by Angelo Parra and performed by the indomitable Miche Braden (who also directed and arranged the music) and directed by Joe Brancato, this boisterous show featuring thirteen songs tells the story of Bessie Smith's final performance after she and her band are turned away from a whites-only theatre in 1937 Memphis. Previews begin August 24 with a press opening of Monday, August 28, and the show runs through September 24, with a potential extension week through October 1. (more...)

Jazz at Lincoln Center Announces 2017 'Sessions at the Circle' Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Beginning on Tuesday, Sept. 12, The Shops at Columbus Circle, New York's premier dining and entertainment destination, in partnership with Jazz at Lincoln Center (JALC) launches its five-week concert series 'Sessions at The Circle.' JALC celebrates its 30th anniversary this year and invites visitors to celebrate this milestone with free performances. (more...)

John Lee Hooker to be Celebrated with Career-Spanning Box Set
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Craft Recordings, the Catalog division of Concord Bicycle Music, is proud to announce the release of King Of The Boogie, a career-spanning retrospective, honoring blues icon John Lee Hooker. (more...)

Foxwoods Resort Casino Announces September Entertainment Line Up
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Summer may be coming to an end, but Foxwoods Resort Casino, the Northeast's premier resort destination, is keeping the good vibes going all year long with the most talented musical performers, comedians and chart-topping EDM DJs guests won't find anywhere else. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief August 2nd, 2017: REALLY ROSIE at Encores! Off-Center and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Aug 2, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: REALLY ROSIE begins at Encores! Off-Center and more! (more...)

Toronto Film Festival Announces Four International Participants for Rising Stars Programme
by Movies News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

The Toronto International Film Festival® announced today four outstanding actors who will participate in the newly expanded TIFF Rising Stars programme. (more...)

BWW Review: THE CIRCLE By Dave Eggers: Which Is Better, The Book Or The Movie?
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Aug 16, 2017

They say the book is always better than the movie. In the case of The Circle, based on the book by Dave Eggers, I would venture to say that I enjoyed the Lionsgate movie more, which is rare for me. In full disclosure, I watched the movie first, then read the book directly after, so both were fresh in my mind during the comparison. (more...)

THE LION KING Continues Successful Run In Mexico
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

One of Disney's most successful musical theatre endeavors, THE LION KING, continues its run in Mexico City at the Telcel Theatre. (more...)

THE REVLON GIRL Comes to Park Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Following a critically acclaimed and sell-out tour across Wales last year, The Revlon Girl will come to PARK90 in September after a run at the Edinburgh Festival which is supported by The Arts Council of Wales. Written by composer and writer Neil Anthony Docking, The Revlon Girl is a poignant, heart-breaking and tender new play which explores a terrible episode in Welsh history and tells a story of amazing courage, hope and humour. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 8/8/2017 - 8/15/2017
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BWW TV: Broadway's ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Finds Its 'Ti Moune' - Go Behind the Scenes and See a Special Message from the Star!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 15, 2017

Today, producers Ken Davenport and Hunter Arnold announced that Hailey Kilgore, an 18 year-old Oregon native, will make her Broadway debut as Ti Moune in the new Broadway production of Once On This Island, which will play The Circle in the Square Theatre (235 W. 50th street, NYC) this fall. Click below to go behind the scenes on the international search for Ti Moune, plus see a message from Hailey! (more...)

BEAUTY & THE BEAST, Harry Styles Among Winners of TEEN CHOICE 2017; Full List
by TV News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

The following were honored today at TEEN CHOICE 2017, which aired live on FOX from the University of Southern California's Galen Center in Los Angeles. This year, teens logged on to Twitter and FOX.com and cast more than 63 million votes in support of their favorite teen icons in film, television, music, sports, fashion, comedy and the web. (more...)

Something's Coming: Mark Your Calendar for the Fall 2017 Broadway Season!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2017

It's only just out of reach... the Fall theatre season, that is. The 2017 Tony Awards are in the history books, so now it's time to look ahead at the new Broadway season... and fear not- it's a doozy already. With new musicals and plays about to descend on Broadway and amazing revivals of classic plays and musicals ready to entrance a new audience, BroadwayWorld has rounded up everything arriving before the end of the year. (more...)

Sam Shepard's SIMPATICO, Starring Michael Shannon, Finds Full Cast at McCarter
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Buried secrets, blackmail, and false identities race onto the stage in this hard-driving tragicomedy about the slippery netherworld of thoroughbred racing from Pulitzer Prize-winning dramatist Sam Shepard. (more...)

Breaking News: Phillip Boykin, Alysha Deslorieux, Kenita R. Miller and More to Set Sail with Broadway's ONCE ON THIS ISLAND
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Today, producers Ken Davenport and Hunter Arnold announced that Tony Award nominee Phillip Boykin, Alysha Deslorieux, Kenita R. Miller, and Isaac Powell are joining the new Broadway production of Once On This Island, which will play The Circle in the Square Theatre (235 W. 50th street, NYC) this fall. (more...)

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