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Lorca's BLOOD WEDDING Begins at The Wilma Theater this October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Acclaimed Hungarian director-choreographer Csaba Horv th leads the Wilma's HotHouse Company of actors in a production of Blood Wedding, combining athletic ensemble theater with Lorca's fiery language. (more...)

Dierks Bentley & Bon Iver's S. Carey Team On 'Hold The Light' From New Film ONLY THE BRAVE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

The distinctive vocals of multiplatinum singer/songwriter and Arizona native Dierks Bentley resonate throughout 'Hold The Light,' his first-ever song written and recorded for a motion picture. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/22 - HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, GYPSY, RENT, and More!
by BWW Special - Sep 22, 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 HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, GYPSY, RENT, and More! (more...)

BWW Feature: SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS at LONG WHARF
by Lauren Yarger - Sep 21, 2017

Chatting with Bess Wohl about SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS (more...)

BWW Review: A CHORUS LINE at The Arvada Center
by Emilee Hatfield - Sep 21, 2017

After hearing that very line for years, you would think I would have picked up a copy or have listened to A Chorus Line by now. As silly as this sounds I didn't. However I am very thrilled to say that I was happy to have my first experience with this musical be at the Arvada's Center For Performing Art's on it's opening night Tuesday Evening. (more...)

Rose Theater Announces the Cast of MADAGASCAR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

The Rose Theater is pleased to announce the cast of its upcoming production, Madagascar: A Musical Adventure, playing October 6-22, 2017. The show is being directed by long-time Rose artist educator Kevin Ehrhart. (more...)

AMERICAN DANCE SPECTACULAR Comes to Ridgefield Playhouse This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Broadway's Hottest Dancers and Singers will take you on a magical journey of American Dance with American Dance Spectacular on October 22 at The Ridgefield Playhouse (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...)

BWW Interview: Hossan Leong & Nathalie Ribette of FOREVER YOUNG by SingTheatre
by Mathilda Chua - Sep 21, 2017

SingTheatre presents a hilarious jukebox musical Forever Young that will knock you off your chair! (more...)

Tony Winner Matthew Broderick to Star in FOX Live Musical Event A CHRISTMAS STORY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

BWW has learned that two-time Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick ( How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, The Producers, Manchester by the Sea ) will star as the narrator in FOX's live musical event, A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE!, airing Sunday, Dec. 17 (7:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. (more...)

Christine Baranski, Alan Cumming to Lend Voice on MICHAEL JACKSON'S HALLOWEEN Special on CBS
by TV News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

MICHAEL JACKSON'S HALLOWEEN, a new one-hour animated adventure with Michael Jackson's acclaimed music as its soundtrack, will be broadcast Friday, Oct. 27 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

BWW Interview: HELLO AGAIN Director Tom Gustafson
by Misha Davenport - Sep 20, 2017

WW Interview: HELLO AGAIN Director Tom Gustafson (more...)

Watch Trailer for New Powerful Mystery Drama RUKH
by Movies News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The intriguing trailer of Eros International and Drishyam Films' next, RUKH, slated for a pan-India release on 27th October 2017, is live now. (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 Playground Theatre to Premiere PICASSO as Opening Production
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Today, London's newest theatre announces its opening production. On November 1, The Playground Theatre will open its doors for the first time with the world premiere of Picasso by Terry D'Alfonso. (more...)

BWW Review: THE HEIDI CHRONICLES at Rep Stage - A classic Play Gets Revisited
by Charles Shubow - Sep 20, 2017

Take a trip in time as you revisit the 1950's to the 1980's with the music of each era to help with the journey (thank you Sound Designer Sarah O'Halloran) with THE HEIDI CHRONICLES at Rep Stage. (more...)

Industry Editor Exclusive: The Rise and Fall of Cirque du Soleil on Broadway
by Cara Joy David, Industry Editor - Sep 20, 2017

The early success of Disney on Broadway led other successful entertainment companies to believe that conquering the Great White Way possibly was not that hard. But, as Warner Bros' first foray into the lead producing game, LESTAT, proved, it's not as easy as opening and tossing some money at marketing. And now, after a sole Broadway show, PARAMOUR, Cirque du Soleil has essentially shuttered its theatrical division, Cirque du Soleil Theatrical. A spokesperson for Cirque confirmed that former head Scott Zeiger is no longer with the company. (more...)

Playmakers Rep's Vivienne Benesch Receives SDCF's 2017 Zelda Fichandler Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF) announces that Vivienne Benesch, of Playmakers Repertory Theater (Chapel Hill, NC), is the recipient of the 2017 Zelda Fichandler Award. (more...)

MOTHERS AND SONS Opens this Month at Lee Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Lee Street continues their tenth season with Mothers & Sons, a touching play about what happens when a strained relationship between a mother and son is reconciled too late. (more...)

New Documentary Film CLEAR THE AIR Shines Light on Physical and Emotional Impact of COPD
by Movies News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

A new documentary film, Clear the Air: Opening Up About COPD, which premiered today online, presents the compelling stories of three people who are living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a debilitating lung disease that affects more than 15 million Americans (more...)

BWW Review: Sowelu Theatre's THE CRACKWALKER Will Haunt You Long After the Lights Go Up
by Krista Garver - Sep 19, 2017

THE CRACKWALKER is bleak and it's hard to watch (at times, excruciating). But it's the kind of show that does exactly what theatre is supposed to do. (more...)

Cast Complete for 5th Avenue Theatre's New Staging of RAGTIME
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The 5th Avenue Theatre has announced full casting for its evocative new production of Ragtime, which begins rehearsals today. A tale of family, heart and perseverance at the turn of the 20th century, Ragtime is a vital story about the headstrong and determined individuals and their families who helped make the United States a diverse and thriving nation. (more...)

Cast Announced for Alain Boublil's MANHATTAN PARISIENNE at The Other Palace
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Robert Mackintosh in association with The Other Palace are delighted to announce casting for the 'Work in Progress' production of Alain Boublil's MANHATTAN PARISIENNE. (more...)

BWW Interview: Jonathan Watton Tackles Hitchcock in Mirvish's NORTH BY NORTHWEST
by Taylor Long - Sep 19, 2017

A North American premiere is set to stun Toronto audiences when NORTH BY NORTHWEST, a stage adaption of Alfred Hitchcock's renown film, graces the stage at the Royal Alexandra Theatre. BroadwayWorld's Taylor Long spoke with leading man, Jonathan Watton, on playing Roger O. Thornhill. (more...)

Violinist Ara Malikian Makes London Debut at the Barbican This March
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

ARA MALIKIAN, the virtuoso violinist and dazzling live performer, is to make his UK debut at the Barbican in London on March 12th 2018. (more...)

Pivot Arts presents DON'T LOOK BACK/MUST LOOK BACK
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Pivot Arts is pleased to present the world premiere of DON'T LOOK BACK/MUST LOOK BACK, a site-specific performance experience in Chicago's Uptown neighborhood, conceived by Julieanne Ehre, written by Tanya Palmer, directed by Devon de Mayo and devised by an ensemble of actors and designers. Audience members are taken on an immersive journey inspired by the stories and experiences of Uptown residents, many of whom came to Uptown as refugees. (more...)

New Musical AT FIRST SIGHT Receives World Premiere at The Mountain Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The Mountain Playhouse will conclude its 78th season with a rare opportunity for audiences to see the very first performances of a new musical. At First Sight will be presented October 3 - 15. The music and lyrics are by Brandon Lambert. The book was written by Gary Jaffe and Brandon Lambert. The production is directed by Guy Stroman. (more...)

Old Bag Theatre Company Presents ELSE AND NORM'S MACBETH
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Since its premiere in Walcot Street in October 1977, 'Elsie and Norm's Macbeth' has been, and still is, continually performed all over the world; and a number of famous names have taken the title roles over that time. OLD BAG THEATRE COMPANY are honoured and excited to announce that they are bringing ELSIE AND NORM'S MACBETH back to Bath for a 40th anniversary run at the RONDO THEATRE. (more...)

BWW Interview: Catherine Steadman Talks WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION
by Cindy Marcolina - Sep 18, 2017

Catherine Steadman's career spans stage and screen: from Mansfield Park to Downton Abbey, and from Oppenheimer (which earned her an Oliver Award nomination) to That Face at the Royal Court. She's now embarking on a new production of Agatha Christie's Witness for the Prosecution at London County Hall. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 9/18/2017
by - Sep 18, 2017

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 9/18/2017. (more...)

Hands Up to See Ducklings at The Court Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

There's going to be a real quack-up these school holidays. The Ugly Duckling is flocking to The Court Theatre as a fully-fledged puppet show. (more...)

VIDEO: Rachel Bloom Introduces 'The Best Part Of The Show' on EMMY AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

On last night's EMMY AWARDS, 'Crazy Ex-Girfriend' star and creator Rachel Bloom Introduced 'The Best Part Of The Show' - the accountant's segment! (more...)

92Y Unveils Free 'Dance Maker' Choreography App
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

92Y DEL (Dance Education Laboratory) announces the release of the free Dance Maker app. Developed with teachers in mind, the app features activities and resources useful for anyone teaching, learning or otherwise enjoying the art of dance. Dance Maker is available on iOS, with an Android version in the works. (more...)

HIP HOP NUTCRACKER to Bring Twist on Tchaikovsky Classic to the Fox; Tickets on Sale Friday!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

The Hip Hop Nutcracker (www.hiphopnutcracker.com), a contemporary dance spectacle set to Tchaikovsky's timeless music, hits the road this holiday season to 28 U.S. cities. (more...)

Banyan Technology Announces the Addition of John Powless to Lead Strategic Business Development
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

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Winners Announced for 69th Primetime EMMY AWARDS
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 17, 2017

The 69th Annual EMMY AWARDS take place tonight, Sunday, September 17 at the Microsoft Theater in Downtown Los Angeles and will air live coast-to-coast on CBS (more...)

Merrimack Repertory Theatre Names Bonnie J. Butkas as New Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2017

Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) is thrilled to announce the selection of Bonnie J. Butkas as its new Executive Director. Butkas comes to MRT from the Rochester Institute of Technology, where she served as Senior Director of Foundation Relations. She is expected to begin work at MRT later this fall. (more...)

Current Affairs Leads Conversation at the Third-Annual ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2017

The first and second day of the third-annual ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival at Boulder at the Main Boulder Public Library, September 15 and 16, featured 29 sessions that covered topics ranging from Slumdog Millionaire and Spotlight to climate change, sexuality, Russia and North Korea. (more...)

G-STAR 2017: Global Game Business Starts in Korea
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2017

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VIDEO: Stephen Colbert Sings and Dances His Way Into Opening the Emmy Awards
by Stage Tube - Sep 17, 2017

Stephen Colbert is back on stage hosting tonight's EMMY AWARDS and he's taken his song and dance routine with him. Watch below as he opens the ceremony with a show worthy of Broadway itself! (more...)

VIDEO: Christopher Jackson Performs During EMMY 'In Memoriam' Segment
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2017

HAMILTON star and Tony nominee Christopher Jackson performed 'I'll Be Loving You Always' during the 'In Memoriam' segment of the Primetime Emmy Awards. (more...)

Touch The Sky By Lord Conrad New Music Single Is Literally Touching The Sky With The Phenomenal Reception Worldwide
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2017

Sensational Italian Singer and Model, Lord Conrad, of Massive Arts Studio in Milan, has made a worldwide impact with the release of his new official music video titled 'Touch the Sky.' (more...)

HAND TO GOD Approaches Opening at San Jose Stage Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2017

San Jose Stage Company kicks off its first production of their 35th Anniversary Season, a darkly satirical comedy by Tony Nominated & Laurence Olivier Award Winner Robert Askins . Tyrone is a ruthless spewer of truth bringing Southern religionism to its knees-- he's also a demon possessed Christian Ministry puppet. (more...)

London's Hit Ghost Story WOMAN IN BLACK to Appear in Austin for Halloween
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Penfold Theatre, 7 Towers Theatre and Austin Scottish Rite Theater present Woman in Black October 13-30. (more...)

HAIRSPRAY, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN and More Highlight San Diego Musical Theatre's 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

San Diego Musical Theatre announced today four shows for its 2018 season. For the first, time SDMT will produce the entirety of its 'Broadway' series at the Horton Grand Theatre where it previously presented its 'Off Broadway' series, making a move away from the Spreckels Theatre. (more...)

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey presents SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey celebrates art and William Shakespeare with its next Main Stage production, Shakespeare in Love. This new play based on the Oscar-winning screenplay by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard and adapted for the stage by Lee Hall makes its Metropolitan debut at STNJ on October 11. The production features music by Paddy Cunneen and is directed by the Theatre's Artistic Director Bonnie J. Monte with musical direction by Kris Kukul. Patrons can purchase tickets at The F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre located at 36 Madison Avenue, Madison, by calling the Box Office at 973-408-5600 or by going online at www.ShakespeareNJ.org. (more...)

Shakespeare's TWELFTH NIGHT Comes to USC, 10/6-10/14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

The University of SC Department of Theatre and Dance will present William Shakespeare's classic comedy Twelfth Night, October 6-14 at Drayton Hall Theatre. (more...)

Carla Hall and Chris Hayes Speak Out in Brooklyn Community Services' Subway Campaign
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Brooklyn Community Services (BCS) launches its ONE Brooklyn Community MTA Campaign for the 3rd year on September 12 with Many Voices, Many Stories, a public service poster campaign seen on 36 Brooklyn subway stations featuring Carla Hall of ABC's The Chew, Chris Hayes of MSNBC's All In with Chris Hayes and a diverse group of Brooklyn notables speaking out about Brooklynites who are living in poverty and the impact of volunteering, advocacy and philanthropy to make a positive difference. Sponsored by Investors Bank, ONE Brooklyn Community Many Voices, Many Stories will be on view through October 12th. (more...)

BWW Review: A Beautifully-Acted Tragedy Of Ideas: SALLY McCOY at Cohesion Theatre
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Sep 15, 2017

Sally, as realized by Katherine Vary, is amazing to watch, as she constantly calculates what tactic, rhetorical, pugilistic, or personal, to employ next. When her bag of tricks appears empty to us, and apparently empty to her for a moment, she keeps coming up with one more and you can see her own delight and relief at her creativity as she yet again digs up something else. (more...)

WQXR's Elliott Forrest and Silent Film Composer Donald Sosin Set for SMALL WORLD Talk at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Broadcaster Elliott Forrest and composer Donald Sosin join the cast and creative team of SMALL WORLD for a post-show conversation following the 8:15 PM performance on Friday, September 22. (more...)

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