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BroadwayWorld's 2nd Annual Phonys! 2018 Tony Categories We Wish Existed
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 8, 2018

Each year, the Tony Awards honor Broadway's best and brightest from the current season. And though the awards are many, each year there are a few shows that bring a little something new and different to the stage that deserve their own brand of recognition. (more...)

Launch Events Countdown to Jamaica's Reggae Sumfest Next Month
by TV News Desk - Jun 7, 2018

The momentum leading up to Reggae Sumfest, dubbed 'reggae nirvana' (New York Times) and 'quite simply the be-all and end-all of reggae festivals' (Forbes), builds with anticipation before its 8-day takeover in Montego Bay next month (July 15-22). (more...)

Review Roundup: Critics Weigh In On OCEAN'S 8
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2018

Every con has its pros. Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures have released the first trailer for the upcoming OCEAN'S 8, the all-female spin-off/sequel to the popular Ocean's 11 film franchise. (more...)

BECKYS THROUGH HISTORY is Awarded A Creative Engagement Grant
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2018

From the award-winning co-creative team of Eevin Hartsough and Kevin R. Free (The Fantasticks), MYCARL PRODUCTIONS, in association with the award-winning KAMPFIRE FILMS, comes BECKYS THROUGH HISTORY a series of short, highly satirical videos examining the often problematic relationship between white women and people of color throughout history. (more...)

Hearts To Art Camp Returns To The Auditorium Theatre For The 14th Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2018

???????The Auditorium Theatre hosts Hearts to Art, a summer camp for young people who have experienced the death of a parent, for two sessions in 2018 (July 9-20 for campers ages 7-10 and July 23-August 3 for campers ages 11-14). At this award-winning summer camp, young people come together to heal, cope, and unite through the power of the performing arts. Hearts to Art has an annual theme each year, and for 2018, the theme is 'home.' Campers will explore how The Concept of home can mean something different to everyone and how the idea of home may be affected by change and loss.  (more...)

Josephine Baker Musical Comes To Toronto Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2018

???????Dynamite Lunchbox Entertainment of Orlando will be presenting Josephine, a burlesque cabaret dream play across Canada and The United States on a tour of 7 cities in over 3 months. The tour begins in Ottawa and then heads to Toronto for the 2018 Toronto Fringe Festival. Josephine is a one-woman biographical musical that combines cabaret, theatre and dance to tell the story of the iconic Josephine Baker, the first African-American international superstar and one of the most remarkable figures of the 20th Century. (more...)

PENTATONE Releases New Highlights From Tippet Rise Arts Center in Montana
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

Tippet Rise OPUS 2017 is the second compilation album to emerge from the summer music season at Montana's Tippet Rise Arts Center, a 10,260-acre working ranch where monumental sculptures and performance spaces of acoustic perfection nestle against the Beartooth Mountains near Yellowstone National Park. From the PENTATONE Oxingale Series, Tippet Rise OPUS 2017 inhabits the sphere of Daydreams, a whimsical sculpture by Patrick Dougherty where natural willows organically emerge out of an eroding schoolhouse. Featuring an inspired world premiere commission by Aaron Jay Kernis for cellist Matt Haimovitz and pianist Andrea Lam, evocative turns from violinist Caroline Goulding, percussionist Doug Perkins, and flutist Jessica Sindell, and breathtaking performances from several brilliant pianists in music from Bach to John Luther Adams, Daydreams opens a visionary portal to the past and future. (more...)

Guitarist Dee Brown with His New CD REMEMBERING YOU Featured this Week on the Jazz Network Worldwide
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

Shaunia Edwards, a respected gospel singer, was not only Browns fiancé, she was the co-writer and featured vocalist on 'I'm Here For You (I'll Never Leave You' (Brown's hit from his 2014 album Brown Sugar, Honey-Coated Love which made Groove Jazz Music's Top 100 of 2015) and his holiday song 'It's Christmas.' Even from heaven and always in his heart, Shaunia is working her magic. Brown turned a personal tragedy into a life affirming instrumental chronicle of endurance and hope. (more...)

Briana Brown's Award-Winning Play ROBERT to Premiere at the 2018 Toronto Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

Fresh off her win of the 2018 Cayle Chernin Award for Theatre Production, Lark & Whimsy Theatre Collective announced today that Briana Brown's newest play Robert will receive its world premiere at this summer's Toronto Fringe Festival, July 4th-15th, 2018 at St. George the Martyr, 197 John Street, Toronto, ON. (more...)

Rebecca Stenn Company Presents ELUSIVE BIRD At Gowanus Loft
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

A dance/music/visual art collaboration between Rebecca Stenn Company and photographic artist George Del Barrio; is the third and final evening length component in a trilogy spanning five years of creation and performance presented by The Vanderbilt Republic at Gowanus Loft. (more...)

European Premiere Of Circa's PEEPSHOW Comes To Underbelly Festival This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

???????Circa come to London with Peepshow, an exciting European premiere that turns cabaret on its head, literally.  Join 'the rockstars of the circus world' as they embark on a seductive dance through the hall of mirrors that is your imagination. Peepshow lurches from the thrillingly acrobatic to the comically playful with teetering towers of balanced bodies, extreme bending and devilishly precarious aerials.   (more...)

NINJA BALLET Returns - A Fusion Of Martial Arts With Classical Ballet
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

Award-winning ballerina, choreographer and Artistic Director Shoko Tamai returns with her company of five dancers and martial artists for the 2018 Season of NINJA BALLET at The Secret Theatre, 4402 23rd Street, Long Island City, NY. The company will present five performances, from Thursday, June 28 through Sunday, July 1. The company's new work, "MA," the Japanese word for negative space, will premiere. Live music. (more...)

STALKER: THE MUSICAL to Receive Australian Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

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STALKER: THE MUSICAL to Receive Australian Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

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STALKER: THE MUSICAL to Receive Australian Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

STALKER: THE MUSICAL is a dark, satirical musical, set in a dystopian world where love is taboo, and men and women are free to leer and lust to their heart's content. (more...)

Summer Reading for Leaders: UMD-Smith Experts' Picks
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

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BWW Interview: Nadim Naaman Talks BROKEN WINGS at Theatre Royal Haymarket
by Nicole Ackman - Jun 5, 2018

Nadim Naaman is best known for playing Raoul in The Phantom of the Opera in the West End, though he has also appeared in shows like Sweeney Todd, Titanic and Chess. He has released a solo album, Sides, and has just co-written his first musical with Qatari composer Dana Al Farden. Broken Wings is based on a poetic novel by Khalil Gibran about forbidden love, gender equality and religion in 1912 Lebanon. (more...)

Book Shares Tips on how to Minimize the Chances of Getting Diseases
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

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Stand Up To Cancer to Return September 7, for Sixth Star-Studded Roadblock Telecast with Julia Roberts, Bradley Cooper, & More
by TV News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

The entertainment community is coming together for Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and its sixth biennial roadblock televised fundraising special, supporting urgently needed research and new treatments for cancer.   (more...)

New Episode of Digital Fashion and Entertainment Series, CLOCK MY CLOSET Premieres Monday, June 4th
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2018

The latest episode of Clickable Media Group's new digital series, 'Click My Closet,' is now available for streaming at www.clickmycloset.com. Clickable Media Group is the recently launched content development and in-house production arm of PR powerhouse Rogers & Cowan. (more...)

Rebecca Stenn and George Del Barrio Collaborate on ELUSIVE BIRD
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2018

Choreographer/dancer Rebecca Stenn and photographic artist/creative director George Del Barrio began their collaboration almost 20 years ago with a series of photographs. Their work together has since grown and flourished and manifests itself now with the creation of Elusive Bird, the final portion of their trilogy of evening length performances at Gowanus Loft. (more...)

BWW Review: SWEENEY TODD IN CONCERT: Theater UnCorked Pops!
by Nancy Grossman - Jun 4, 2018

Boston's newest small theater company christened its inaugural season with a one-night only, pop-up musical benefit performance of SWEENEY TODD, THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET IN CONCERT on Saturday, June 2nd, at First Church Cambridge. The brain-child and labor of love of Producing Artistic Director Shana Dirik, Theater UnCorked may be new and may be small, but its arrival is worthy of a champagne toast. (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, June 23- Happy Birthday, Bob Fosse!
by Stage Tube - Jun 23, 2018

On this day we're celebrating a giant in a the world's of dance and directing, the legendary Bob Fosse! (more...)

THE TERROR, AMC's First Anthology Series, Renewed for a Second Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2018

AMC today announced that it has renewed its popular and critically acclaimed anthology series, 'The Terror' for a second season. The next iteration of 'The Terror' anthology will be set during World War II and center on an uncanny specter that menaces a Japanese-American community from its home in Southern California to the internment camps to the war in the Pacific. Season two of 'The Terror' anthology is co-created and executive produced by Alexander Woo ('True Blood') and Max Borenstein ('Kong: Skull Island,' 'Godzilla'). Woo is also set to serve as showrunner. The next season of 'The Terror' anthology is expected to air on AMC in 2019 with 10 episodes. The series is distributed internationally by AMC Studios and premieres across AMC Global markets as well as in certain Amazon Prime Video territories. 'The Terror' season two is executive produced by Ridley Scott and is an AMC Studios production, produced by Scott Free, Emjag Productions and Entertainment 360. (more...)

Ninja Ballet Presents the Premiere of MA at The Secret Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2018

Award-winning ballerina, choreographer and Artistic Director Shoko Tamai returns with her company of five dancers and martial artists for the 2018 Season of NINJA BALLET at The Secret Theatre, 4402 23rd Street, Long Island City, NY. The company will present five performances, from Thursday, June 28 through Sunday, July 1. The company's new work, "MA," the Japanese word for negative space, will premiere. Live music. (more...)

AMC Renews Anthology Series THE TERROR For Second Season
by TV News Desk - Jun 22, 2018

AMC today announced that it has renewed its popular and critically acclaimed anthology series, “The Terror” for a second season. The next iteration of “The Terror” anthology will be set during World War II and center on an uncanny specter that menaces a Japanese-American community from its home in Southern California to the internment camps to the war in the Pacific. Season two of “The Terror” anthology is co-created and executive produced by Alexander Woo (“True Blood”) and Max Borenstein (“Kong: Skull Island,” “Godzilla”). Woo is also set to serve as showrunner. The next season of “The Terror” anthology is expected to air on AMC in 2019 with 10 episodes. The series is distributed internationally by AMC Studios and premieres across AMC Global markets as well as in certain Amazon Prime Video territories. “The Terror” season two is executive produced by Ridley Scott and is an AMC Studios production, produced by Scott Free, Emjag Productions and Entertainment 360. (more...)

Reeperbahn Festival's ANCHOR Award Details 2018 Jury
by TV News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

At last night's Reeperbahn Festival New York Edition at A2IM Indie Week presented by SoundExchange, the 2018 jury for the ANCHOR Award—the award that Reeperbahn Festival launched in 2016 to identify the most promising emerging musical talent—was detailed. It had previously been made public that KCRW's Chris Douridas and Jason Bentley, David Bowie's longtime producer Tony Visconti, and 2017 ANCHOR winner Jade Bird will be on this year's jury (just as 2016 winner Albin Lee Meldau was on 2017's jury); last night, producer/4 Non Blondes frontwoman Linda Perry and Morcheeba frontwoman Skye Edwards were announced as jury additions. Consequence of Sound broke the news on-site. (more...)

NYU Skirball Presents the North American Premiere of MOUNT OLYMPUS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

Belgian director Jan Fabre's monumental masterpiece, Mount Olympus: To glorify the cult of tragedy (a 24-hour performance), will have its North American premiere with a one-time-only performance at NYU Skirball from Saturday, November 10 at 5pm through Sunday, November 11 at 5 pm. This is the only chance for U.S. audiences to experience Mount Olympus - there are no other performances scheduled this year. (more...)

Armie Hammer Talks STRAIGHT WHITE MEN, Toxic Masculinity, and Making His Broadway Debut
by Stephanie Wild - Jun 19, 2018

Armie Hammer is best known for playing roles in films such as The Social Network and Call Me By Your Name. Now he's making his Broadway debut in Young Jean Lee's play Straight White Men at Second Stage. (more...)

The Resident Acting Company (RAC), Drawn From The Former Pearl Troupe, Emerges With Staged Reading Of THE BIG NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

On June 25, The Resident Acting Company (www.racnyc.org), a new troupe drawn from the performing ensemble of The Pearl Theatre Company, will present a staged reading of 'The Big Night' (1928) by humorist Dawn Powell, a harsh, biting comedy about a woman whose husband has been fired from an advertising agency.  The play was the author's masterpiece but failed on Broadway in a production of The Group Theatre. The version to be offered is a restoration by Michael Sexton from the author's original notes and drafts.  It retains some of the Group Theatre's 'improvements' but includes the author's original ending.  The reading will be at 7:00 PM at The Players Club, 16 Gramercy Park South, directed by Bradford Cover, Artistic Director of the troupe. (more...)

BWW Feature: The BROADWAY PRINCESS PARTY Continues to Bring Magic to New York and Beyond
by Troy Frisby - Jun 18, 2018

The BROADWAY PRINCESS PARTY is having a homecoming of sorts. The brand, led by Benjamin Rauhala and Laura Osnes (Rodgers and Hammerstein's CINDERELLA), touched down at Feinstein's/54 Below (then simply 54 Below) back in August 2015, returning for four more engagements over the next three years. When the show returns to the space on June 25, it will look a bit different than what New York audiences may have come to expect. (more...)

Guest Blog: Creator Pamela Tan-Nicholson On TRIOPERAS
by Guest Blog: Pamela Tan-Nicholson - Jun 17, 2018

I like entertaining. Since I was eight years old and the best sight-reader at school, responsible for playing hymns at chapel services and carols at Christmas time, I loved to see the faces of my schoolmates light up when I surreptitiously improvised and made the hymns "hoppier" and happier. (more...)

Original LGBTQ Musical SONATA 1962 Will Make Off-Broadway Debut At NYMF 2018
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

Award-winning playwright Patricia Loughrey and composer Thomas Hodges, whose critically acclaimed play Dear Harvey has been making waves across the nation since its debut in 2010, are thrilled to announce their original LGBTQ musical Sonata 1962 will making its Off-Broadway debut this August as part of the 2018 New York Musical Festival's (NYMF) Next Link Project. (more...)

Secret Agent 23 Skidoo To Release Amazon Original Album Wake Up The Dream June 29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

You are getting sleepy...very sleepy....when you wake up, you will feel refreshed and energetic, with a strange compulsion to immediately write about how great this album is while hopping on one foot. Aaaaand........WAKE UP! (more...)

The String Cheese Incident Releases New Song OTHERSIDE
by TV News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

Today, The String Cheese Incident releases their latest creation, 'Otherside.' Produced in the spirit of collaboration with high energy electronic/pop trio TELYKast and organic dance music songstress Ruby Chase, the result is a powerful song which highlights each artist's recognizable musicianship, backed by distinctive production and songwriting. The song was released today as part of The String Cheese Incident's continuing Sound Lab Series. (more...)

BWW Review: Swear on HAND TO GOD for Laughs at EPAC
by Marakay Rogers - Jun 14, 2018

Can a church puppet be possessed by Satan himself, or is it just helping a teen express himself... badly? (more...)

Smugbug Productions Announces Fükitt Clothing As Clothing Sponsor For The Eleventh Hour
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

The Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company, a renowned international touring dance company led by Chinese American choreographer Nai-Ni Chen announces an exciting 2018-19 season. Ms. Chen will lead the company to begin this season at its resident institution, New Jersey City University with classes offering a growing student population for Ballet, Jazz and Modern Dance. (more...)

NYC-Based Electronic Songstress Searmanas Teases 'SEA' From Debut Album
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

NYC-based electronic artist Searmanas presents 'SEA', the second single from her debut album, forthcoming via Cleopatra Records.  Slated for release on July 6, her first full-length self-titled release covers a wide spectrum of the electronic music world. This new single follows up her stunning debut single 'Undo'.  (more...)

NINJA BALLET Announces its 2018 Season at The Secret Theatre In Long Island City
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

Award-winning ballerina, choreographer and Artistic Director Shoko Tamai returns with her company of five dancers and martial artists for the 2018 Season of NINJA BALLET at The Secret Theatre, 4402 23rd Street, Long Island City, NY. The company will present five performances, from Thursday, June 28 through Sunday, July 1. The company's new work, "MA," the Japanese word for negative space, will premiere. Live music. (more...)

Napa Valley Museum Announces The Opening Of Randy Strong - Glass Master and 50 Years Of The Napa Valley Agricultural Preserve
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

From July 7 to August 19, Napa Valley Museum Yountville will present Randy Strong - Glass Master, a unique collection of artist Randy Strong's legendary 45-year career in the historic American Art Glass movement. View Strong's work from early groundbreaking glass techniques to his present one-of-a-kind veiled sculptures. Many sculptural works will be available for sale, with a portion of proceeds benefiting our arts and education programs. The Opening Celebration will be on Saturday, July 14 at 4 pm, and is free for Museum Members; $10 for Non-Members. An artist talk on Sunday, August 5 from 2 to 4 pm is included with Museum Admission. Randy will also participate in a free Family Fun event on August 11, from 11 am to 1 pm. (more...)

VIDEO: Netflix Shares the Official Trailer for DERREN BROWN: MIRACLE
by TV News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

Illusionist Derren Brown reinvents The Concept of 'faith healing' through a series of stunts that debunk the confines of fear, pain, and disbelief. Derren Brown: Miracle is coming to Netflix on June 22. (more...)

HAMLET Is A Young Woman In Shakespeare In The Parking Lot
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

???????The Drilling Company, Hamilton Clancy Artistic Director, will present 'Hamlet,' directed by Karla Hendrick and starring Jane Bradley, for its 2018 Shakespeare in the Parking Lot production. This popular New York summer institution is now in its 24th year. Its concept--presenting Shakespeare plays with a 'poor theater' aesthetic in a working parking lot--is now widely imitated around the US and around the world, with productions as far away as New Zealand. (more...)

Royal Danish Ballet & Ragamala Dance Company Open Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival 2018
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

Minneapolis-based Ragamala Dance Company opens the 2018 Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival with a vibrant, contemporary take on the South Indian classical dance form Bharatnatyam in the Doris Duke Theatre, June 20-24. Praised for a "visionary approach to an ancient art form" (Dance Magazine), Artistic Directors and Doris Duke Performing Artist Awardees Ranee Ramaswamy and Aparna Ramaswamy honor the legacy of legendary Smt. Balasaraswati in an opening solo performance and present the evening-length work Written in Water, featuring a live ensemble of internationally celebrated musicians. (more...)

Scooter Braun Teams with JD Roth to Form New Unscripted Content Studio, GoodStory Entertainement
by TV News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

Scooter Braun, founder of SB Projects, and JD Roth, co-founder and former CEO of 3 Ball Entertainment, announce today the formation of a new unscripted content studio, GoodStory Entertainment (“GoodStory”). The two titans of industry have partnered to develop and produce character-driven stories in the unscripted, live event, and feature documentary spaces. To accelerate growth, GoodStory, backed by Braun's Ithaca fund, will pursue strategic acquisitions to integrate some of the best and brightest unscripted production companies in the world. (more...)

Hawthorne Sweeps Up 30 Awards In 2018 Honoring Its Creative Work
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

Hawthorne, a creative, analytics and technology-driven advertising agency, today announced that it has won 30 creative awards thus far in 2018. The awards-granted by four different organizations and recognizing 16 different Hawthorne campaigns-highlight the high-quality, results-driven work that the agency consistently creates for its clients. (more...)

BWW Interview: Get Ready to Rock the Boat! Michelle Aravena Talks GUYS & DOLLS at TUTS
by Natalie de la Garza - Jun 11, 2018

The Adelaide of TUTS' production of GUYS & DOLLS, Michelle Aravena, joins us to talk about the show's longevity, her perpetually single (and sneezy) character, and getting to sing 'one of the most brilliant pieces of musical theatre history' every night. (more...)

BWW Interview: Brandon McCoy of OTHER LIFE FORMS at Keegan Theatre
by Rachael Goldberg - Jun 11, 2018

Brandon McCoy is an actor, director, playwright, and professor based in Maryland. After establishing himself as an actor and director, McCoy turned to writing and is the author of three plays and one musical. “Other Life Forms” was a finalist for the Source full-length play festival, and will premier at The Keegan Theatre on June 15th. (more...)

LISB-ON Announces Jardim Sonoro Adds Kerri Chandler, Radio Slave + MORE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

An essential date on the Lisbon festival calendar, LISB_ON #Jardim Sonoro (Lisb-On Sound Garden) returns to its much loved open-air venue at the end of this summer. Set for three days of revelry and unparalleled good vibes, a solid set of new names have been added to proceedings, with Kerri Chandler, Radio Slave, Mr Scruff, Todd Terje, Byron The Aquarius and Margaret Dygas joining Larry Heard, Maceo Plex, Antal, Jayda G, Tama Sumo and plenty more. (more...)

BWW Review: LA CENERENTOLA at JUDY Bayley Theatre
by Maria Nockin - Jun 11, 2018

Cinderella has fled the royal ball having left her bracelet with the Prince as a remembrance. On June 8, 23018, Opera Las Vegas presented a jubilant version of Gioacchino Rossini's LA CENERENTOLA (CINDERELLA) in Las Vegas at the University of Nevada's Judy Bayley Theatre. Director Audrey Chait injected some form of comedy, often slapstick, into every possible situation and the result was an evening of one laugh after another. (more...)

IFC to Co-Produce YEAR OF THE RABBIT with UK's Channel 4 - New Original Comedy Series to Debut in 2019
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

IFC to Co-Produce YEAR OF THE RABBIT with UK's Channel 4 - New Original Comedy Series to Debut in 2019 (more...)

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