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16-Year-Old Indian Author Pens Sprawling Debut Novel on the Dust Bowl South
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

We all have things in our pasts we wish we could change; it's part of what makes us human. From ill-advised haircuts to decisions that truly hurt others, no one is immune. Of course we know that can't change the past, but what the stunning debut novel from Nishanth R, The Fated Sunset Notion Press, August 17, 2017 , teaches us is that we can't run from it either - try as we might. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - History's New Scripted Drama KNIGHTFALL
by TV News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

HISTORY's new drama series KNIGHTFALL, makes its series debut on Wednesday, December 6 at 10 PM ET/PT. From A+E Studios in association with Jeremy Renner's The Combine and Midnight Radio, the ten episode season takes viewers inside the medieval politics and warfare of the Knights Templar (more...)

BWW Interview: Stephen Schwartz On Bringing PRINCE OF EGYPT to the Stage, Working With His Son Scott & More!
by Alan Henry - Sep 25, 2017

The first stage production of THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, based on the Dreamworks animated feature, will premiere next month at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley. (more...)

BWW Review: EAR at Space 55
by Jeanmarie Simpson - Sep 25, 2017

Loosely inspired by the life of Van Gogh, EAR is a story as old as time. A boy loves a girl. To prove he loves the girl, the boy gives her a gift. A BIG gift. The kind you can't take back. And now the boy is in a mental hospital, at the mercy of a doctor who's even crazier than he is. And the girl? Well, she's starting to hear things, WEIRD things, late at night. It's an all-American story about love, insanity, auditory phenomena, experimental therapy, cannibalism, and talking birds. (more...)

2017 Australian Dance Awards Winners Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2017

Winners of the 2017 Australian Dance Awards were announced tonight, Sunday 24 September, at the Arts Centre Melbourne. The awards were hosted by cabaret star Yana Alana and dance sensation Benjamin Hancock. (more...)

BWW Review: Latin Rhythms Overcome ON YOUR FEET Shortfalls at Shea's Buffalo Theatre
by Michael Rabice - Sep 24, 2017

LATIN RHYTHMS OVERCOME 'ON YOUR FEET' SHORTFALLS No one would be more surprised to see a Cuban-American immigrant turn into an international superstar than a young Gloria Estefan herself. But years later her story is being retold on stage in ON YOUR FEET- The Emilio and Gloria Estefan Broadway Musical. After a near 2 year run on Broadway that recently closed in August, the National Tour has been in Buffalo rehearsing for weeks and opened to an energetic audience on Saturday night at Shea's Buffalo Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at Fulton Theatre
by Rich Mehrenberg - Sep 23, 2017

The Fulton Theatre should consider renaming their newest production, a musical about a man-eating plant, Big Shop of Horrors. (more...)

BWW Review: Lady Day and Her Demons
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Sep 23, 2017

Portland Stage opens its 44th season with an intense production of Lanie Robertson's exploration of the tortured inner life of songstress Billie Holiday, Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill. Essentially a ninety-minute dramatic monologue, the play with music is a virtuoso vehicle for the singer-actress in the title role. Portland Stage's attractive, expressive production captures all the pathos of Holliday's life, as well as the incomparable beauty of her music making. (more...)

Son of Semele Ensemble Wraps Up Season with RIDICULOUS DARKNESS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2017

Award-winning Son of Semele Ensemble announces the final production of its 2017 season, The Ridiculous Darkness, adapted from a radio play by Wolfram Lotz. The U.S. premiere of this internationally acclaimed satire will be presented at the Son of Semele Theater, 3301 Beverly Boulevard, from October 21 to November 12, 2017. (more...)

Son of Semele Presents U.S. Premiere of THE RIDICULOUS DARKNESS, 10/21
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Award-winning Son of Semele Ensemble announces the final production of its 2017 season, The Ridiculous Darkness, adapted from a radio play by Wolfram Lotz. (more...)

Patrick Page Brings One-Man Show ALL THE DEVILS ARE HERE to the Utah Shakespeare Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Patrick Page in the title role in Macbeth and as Ben Jonson in Nothing Like the Sun, both performed at the Festival in 1989. Visit Cedar City in the Fall for Patrick Page's One-Man Show, All the Devils Are Here. (more...)

Scoop: VALOR - SERIES PREMIERE on THE CW - Monday, October 9, 2017
by - Sep 22, 2017

Get all the scoop on VALOR - SERIES PREMIERE, airing on THE CW on Monday, October 9, 2017! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at BECKY SHAW at Windy City Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Previews continue this weekend for Gina Gionfriddo's 'Becky Shaw,' playing now through November 12. Under the direction of Jeff Award winner Scott Weinstein, The Dark comedy stars Carley Cornelius as the titular character, an emotionally-fragile single woman swept up in the chaos of a blind-date gone array. Press nights for the production are Thursday, Sept. 28 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 30 at 8 p.m. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW Review: SIMPATICO at McCarter Rocks
by Sarah Vander Schaaff - Sep 22, 2017

SIMPATICO, A Red Orchid Theatre production, now on stage at McCarter Theatre Center, comes to Princeton just three months after its playwright, Sam Shepard died. But from the start, even in The Dark and before the electric Michael Shannon speaks his first lines, the air is charged with the spirit of the prolific playwright. Something unexpected is going to happen. (more...)

Theater Works Announces Halloween Season Lineup at Peoria Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Did you know the iconic line It's alive! was never in Shelley's novel? It was added to the 1931 film version with Boris Karloff as the monster and Colin Clive as Dr. Frankenstein. (more...)

Jason Gotay to Play Title Role in ALADDIN AND HIS WINTER WISH at Laguna Playhouse; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Laguna Playhouse Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham, Executive Director Ellen Richard and Lythgoe Family Panto (LFP) have announced that Kira Kosarin (three-time Kid's Choice Award-nominee of Nickelodeon's hit show 'The Thundermans'), Jason Gotay (World Premiere of Stephen Schwartz's The Prince Of Egypt, title role of Broadway's Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark), Barry Pearl ('Grease') and Josh Adamson (Big Fish, Taboo) are set to star in Lythgoe Family Panto's ALADDIN AND HIS WINTER WISH. (more...)

BWW Preview: DEPEND ON ME at Brelby
by Jeanmarie Simpson - Sep 21, 2017

'This story explores a different, darker side of the classic Odd Couple scenario. 'The majority of my adult life has been spent living with roommates in order to afford the cost of an apartment in the new economy' says Maticic. (more...)

Winner Announced for Eighth Season of MASTERCHEF
by TV News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Last night, Season Eight of MASTERCHEF came to an unforgettable conclusion as Emmy Award-nominated host, judge and executive producer Gordon Ramsay, along with fellow judges Christina Tosi and Aar n S nchez and finale guest judge Joe Bastianich, named Dino Luciano the winner. (more...)

English Touring Theatre and Mercury Theatre Colchester Bring THE WEIR to Exeter Northcott
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Winner of the 1997 Olivier Award for Best New Play, Conor McPherson's chilling, modern classic The Weir will grace the Exeter Northcott stage in October. (more...)

Pioneer Theatre Company Announces Titles for 2017-18 'Play-by-Play' Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Pioneer Theatre Company announces the titles for the fifth season of its Play-by-Play new play reading series. Play-by-Play provides developmental rehearsal periods for three new plays each season. The playwright works alongside a professional director and cast for a week-long residency, culminating in three public readings of each play available to theatergoers at a very modest cost. (more...)

Jo Lampert, Alex Esola, and More to Star in Reading Caridad Svich's FUEL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

NoPassport Theatre Alliance and Press presents reading of OBIE-winner Caridad Svich's new play FUEL starring Jo Lampert (JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE, the Public), Alex Esola (A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE, Broadway), Luis Vega (TELL HECTOR I MISS HIM, Atlantic Theater Company), Sofia Jean Gomez (ANGELS IN AMERICA Parts 1 and 2, Signature Theatre Company), and Charlie Pollock (TV's THE GOOD WIFE) on October 4, 2017 at 7 p.m. at the Sheen Center Studio B under Erin Ortman's direction. (more...)

GODIVA Debuts their Gold Discovery Collection
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 21, 2017

We want to let our readers know about GODIVA Chocolates latest scrumptious product, the Gold Discovery Collection. (more...)

BWW Review: WINGS, Young Vic
by Marianka Swain - Sep 20, 2017

Emily Stilson (Juliet Stevenson) is suspended in a void. She analyses this strange situation with wry perspicacity and occasional breathless panic. She's a prisoner, a specimen. She's fallen, trapped. She's flying. (more...)

Sebastian Chacon Joins THE RAPE OF THE SABINE WOMEN Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The Playwrights Realm has announced that Sebastian Chacon will join the cast for the final performances in the Realm's World Premiere production of Michael Yates Crowley's acclaimed The Rape of the Sabine Women by Grace B. Matthias. (more...)

THE DARK ROOM to Make UK Premiere at Theatre503
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

This November, the UK premiere of Angela Betzien's award-winning The Dark Room (Best New Australian Work, Sydney Theatre Awards) will be staged at Theatre503. This intricately layered psychological thriller takes a sober look at one of the devastating issues of contemporary Australian discourse - the abuse of defenceless children. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017


Brian Maticic's DEPEND ON ME Opens 10/6 In Downtown Glendale
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The Brelby Theatre Company located in Historic Downtown Glendale, is thrilled to be bringing the world premiere of Brian Maticic's latest work Depend on Me to the Brelby stage this fall. Maticic will also direct this production, aiming to leave audiences in suspense with a sense of bewilderment. (more...)

Photo Flash: DARK OF THE MOON at The Sherman Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

A perennial favorite Dark of the Moon is based on the haunting folk ballad of 'Barbara Allen.' Employing a large cast and imaginative settings in the Smoky Mountains, Dark of the Moon recounts the story of John, a strange 'witch boy' who upon first beholding the beautiful Barbara Allen immediately falls in love. He is given human form to woo and marry her on the condition that she remain true to him. Dark of the Moon was produced on Broadway in 1945. (more...)

Brit Floyd presents IMMERSION World Tour 2017
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The hotly anticipated rock event of the year returns, as Brit Floyd brings the music of Pink Floyd to life once again with its lavish new stage show, 'Immersion World Tour 2017'. The spectacle of a Pink Floyd concert experience is truly recaptured in high-definition sound, and with a stunning million dollar light show and state of the art video design. (more...)

Max Crumm & Lucy DeVito to Lead Romantic Comedy HOT MESS Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

HOT MESS, a romantic comedy by Dan Rothenberg (Suburban Boy; Regretrosexual) and Colleen Crabtree (The Tragic and Horrible Life of the Singing Nun, The Groundlings), and directed by Jonathan Silverstein (tick, tick...BOOM; John & Jen; The Temperamentals), will play The Jerry Orbach Theater at The Theater Center (1627 Broadway at 50th Street) beginning November 7th and opening on November 16th, it was announced today by producers Jay Alix and Una Jackman. (more...)

Dickie Beau: BLACKOUTS Premieres at FIAF's Crossing the Line Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

As part of the 2017 edition of the French Institute Alliance Fran aise (FIAF)'s celebrated Crossing the Line Festival, FIAF and Abrons Arts Center are thrilled to present award-winning, UK-based drag fabulist and virtuosic lip-syncher Dickie Beau in the US Premiere of his solo show Blackouts, Thursday, October 5 through Sunday, October 8, at Abrons Arts Center. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Maria Friedman Previews LENNY & STEVE at Feinstein's/54 Below!
by Walter McBride - Sep 20, 2017

Three-time Olivier Award winner Maria Friedman makes her Feinstein's/54 Below solo debut this fall with shows, continuing September 20, 21, 22, and 23 at 7pm. (more...)

Southbank Centre Presents its Autumn and Winter 2017 Programme
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Southbank Centre presents its Autumn and Winter 2017 programme for performance, dance and comedy, showcasing work from celebrated international and UK artists from stunning snow shows, augmented reality and trolls to West-End numbers and global surveillance theatre. (more...)

Dublin Fringe Festival 2017 Continues at the New Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

After a jam-packed first week, Dublin Fringe Festival 2017 continues this week at The New Theatre! (more...)

Convergence-Continuum Presents SPARED as Part of 2017 Tweener Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Convergence-continuum presents the fourth production of our 2017 Tweener Series, The Dark comedy SPARED by Israel Horovitz, a one-man play performed by Robert Hawkes. (more...)

Irish Rep's Immersive THE DEAD, 1904 Slates Off-Broadway Return
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre and Dot Dot Productions, in association with The American Irish Historical Society, have announced the return of THE DEAD, 1904. (more...)

Rodgers and Hammerstein's SOUTH PACIFIC Next Onstage at Larry Keeton Theatre October 12-28
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 19, 2017

Rodgers and Hammerstein's iconic 1949 musical about life, romance and hardships during World War II, which broached serious and controversial social issues still being dealt with in the 21st century South Pacific debuts at The Larry Keeton Theatre in Donelson for an October 12-28 run. (more...)

Gardner and Wife Presents Blunderbus' DOGS DON'T DO BALLET
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Biff is not like ordinary dogs. He doesn't do dog stuff like peeing on lampposts, scratching his fleas or drinking out of toilets. If you throw him a stick, he'll just look at you like you're crazy. (more...)

Review Roundup: ROZ & RAY at San Diego Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Set in San Diego, ROZ & RAY tells a time-bending story that sheds light on a little known chapter in medical history. The show runs at San Diego Repertory Theatre through October 1, and critics are weighing in! (more...)

Lucianblomkamp Shares New Single 'Sick of What I Don't Understand' Pt. 1 ft. Trim
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Australian producer and multi-instrumentalist LUCIANBLOMKAMP today reveals Still No (feat Trim), the second cut to be shared from his new album Sick of What I Don't Understand, after first single 'Nothing' (feat Rromarin) (more...)

National Alliance for Musical Theatre Announces Team for FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

National Alliance for Musical Theatre (Betsy King Militello, Executive Director) is thrilled to announce the line-up of directors and initial casting for the 29th Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thursday, October 19 and Friday, October 20, 2017 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues). The Festival kicks off on Wednesday, October 18 with its celebrated concert, The 46th Minute. (more...)

Katie Thompson and Wade McCollum to Star in WE FOXES in Concert at MSU
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Katie Thompson and Wade McCollum star in a staged concert of We Foxes, a new musical by Ryan Scott Oliver, will be held September 22-24, 2017, at Wharton Center's Pasant Theatre on the Michigan State University campus. (more...)

Stephen Sondheim & Chita Rivera Recall Creating a Classic, WEST SIDE STORY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

How did the classics come to be? Broadway legends Stephen Sondheim and Chita Rivera try to explain their experience creating West Side Story in a recent piece in the Guardian. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Moses and the Cast of THE PRINCE OF EGYPT at TheatreWorks
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley continues its mission of developing new works in the Bay Area with the World Premiere of The Prince of Egypt, a soaring celebration of the human spirit and one of the greatest stories ever told: the saga of Moses, his Pharaoh brother Ramses, and the indomitable people who changed them both forever. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at Diluckshan Jeyaratnam as 'Moses' below! (more...)

HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL Comes to The Circuit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Playhouse on the Square will present Heathers: The Musical, October 6 - October 29th at The Circuit Playhouse! (more...)

Chase Atlantic Announce Self-Titled Debut Album; New Fall Tour Dates Confirmed
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Australian alt-pop trio Chase Atlantic have announced the release of their self-titled debut album, out October 6 via Warner Bros. Records. (more...)

Olivier Winner Maria Friedman to Sing Sondheim & Bernstein at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Three-time Olivier Award winner Maria Friedman makes her Feinstein's/54 Below solo debut this fall with shows on September 19, 20, 21, 22, and 23 at 7pm. (more...)

VIDEO: REVOLUTION SAINTS Release 'I Wouldn't Change A Thing' From 'Light In The Dark' Album
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

REVOLUTION SAINTS Deen Castronovo (ex-Journey, Bad English), Doug Aldrich (The Dead Daisies, ex-Whitesnake, DIO), Jack Blades (Night Ranger, Damn Yankees) released the third video, I Wouldn't Change A Thing, from their highly anticipated second album, which premiered on this morning and can now be seen below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at ANNIE GET YOUR GUN at Westchester Broadway Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Westchester Broadway Theatre presents ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, with music & lyrics by Irving Berlin and book by Herbert & Dorothy Fields, directed and choreographed by Richard Stafford, with musical direction by Shane Parus, running now through November 26, 2017 and December 28, 2017 - January 28, 2018. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Thriller WAIT UNTIL DARK Comes to Exeter Northcott Theatre Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

A major revival of the classic, edge of your seat, thriller Wait Until Dark comes to Exeter next month. (more...)

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