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Singer Songwriter Tenille Arts' 'Rebel Child' Hits 10/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

Tenille Arts made waves with her self-titled debut EP last year, resulting in streaming giant Pandora naming her one of their new artists to watch and other media outlets touting her insightful songwriting and powerful vocals. (more...)

Head into the Weekend Getting Broadwaysted with Nicholas Barasch and Clarke Thorell
by Broadwaysted - Sep 29, 2017

This week, kick off your weekend with a special new episode with SHE LOVES ME star Nicholas Barasch and the original Corny Collins Clarke Thorell! These talented men are gearing up for the concert '54 Sings Rufus Wainwright' at 54 Below so we share some vanilla ice cream (we brought them Vanilllllaaaaaaa I-IIIIIIIIce Cream!) and a lot of laughs! Nicholas talks about his SHE LOVES ME experience and playing the lead in the Encores! concert production of BIG RIVER and Clarke spills about his time with the 'nicest kids in town' in HAIRSPRAY. (more...)

Starry THE HONEYMOONERS Begins Tonight at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, by special arrangement with Jeffrey Finn, presents the world-premiere production of the new musical comedy The Honeymooners, based on the CBS television series, with book by Dusty Kay and Bill Nuss, music by Stephen Weiner, and lyrics by Peter Mills. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Jason Alexander and More in THE PORTUGUESE KID at MTC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2017

The Portuguese Kid, a new play written and directed by Tony, Pulitzer Prize, and Academy Award winner John Patrick Shanley, is currently in previews ahead of a Tuesday, October 24 opening night at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). Performances began Tuesday, September 19. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Denee Benton Steps in for Phillipa Soo in MasterVoices' OF THEE I SING at Carnegie Hall; More Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

MasterVoices announces additional casting for its season opening presentation of George and Ira Gershwin's Of Thee I Sing on Thursday, November 2 at 7:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall. Tony Award nominee Den e Benton (Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812) joins the cast as Mary Turner, replacing Phillipa Soo, who regretfully can no longer participate due to scheduling conflicts. (more...)

The Advertising Breakthrough Revolutionizing Gaming
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

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2018 Artios Awards Nominations in Television, Theatre, Short Form Series and Short Film Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The Casting Society of America announced nominees for the 2018 Artios Awards for all Television, Theatre, Short Films and Short Form Series categories. Congratulations to all the nominees!! (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

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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...)

THE PORTUGUESE KID, Starring Jason Alexander, Starts Tomorrow at MTC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

A friendy reminder that performances begin tomorrow Tuesday, September 19 for Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of The Portuguese Kid, a new play written and directed by Tony, Pulitzer Prize, and Academy Award winner John Patrick Shanley. (more...)

John Lithgow Wins Emmy Award for THE CROWN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2017

John Lithgow has just been announced as the winner of the Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for his work on Netflix's 'The Crown'. The actor portrayed iconic politician Winston Churchill. (more...)

TechCrunch Premieres Nigel Stanford's Next Mini-Movie 'Automatica - Robots vs. Music'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Automatica is the title-track from Stanford's forthcoming Sony Music Masterworks debut album. 'Automatica - Robots vs. Music' is a follow up to 2015's viral video, 'Cymatics - Science vs. Music' which visualized a brand-new synthesis of music, art and physics. Stanford's latest brainchild raises the question, just how close are we to fully AI robots performing instruments and blending in with normal, every-day human activity? Watch his latest creation today on TechCrunch. (more...)

Second Annual Ponemon Report Finds Threat Intelligence Critical to Strong Security Posture
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

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Controversial New Play FERGUSON to Make World Premiere in NYC This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Theatre Verite Collective will present the world premiere of one of the most controversial plays in recent years, the World Premiere of Phelim McAleer's FERGUSON, directed by Jerry Dixon at the 30th Street Theatre (259 W 30 Street). (more...)

BANDSTAND Announces Partnerships for Performance Rights and Future National Tour!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The producers of the Tony Award winning production of the new American musical Bandstand, directed and choreographed by three time Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton, In The Heights) and featuring music by Richard Oberacker and a book and lyrics by Robert Taylor and Richard Oberacker, are pleased to announce partnerships with Work Light Productions, The Road Company and Samuel Frenchfor the future touring and performance rights of the musical. (more...)

Edward Watts to Go Green in 'THE GRINCH' at The Old Globe; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the Globe's 20th annual production of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas!* The holiday musical will run November 4 - December 24 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. (more...)

The Hills Are Alive! THE SOUND OF MUSIC Tour Heads to Jacksonville
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2017

A brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, produced by NETworks Presentations, is making its Jacksonville premiere October 31-November 5 at the Times-Union Center as part of a North American tour. (more...)

VIDEO: Jason Alexander Explains How He Once Tee'd Off Stephen Sondheim
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017

On last night's LATE SHOW, 'Hit the Road' star Jason Alexander recalled starring in Stephen Sondheim's MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG and explained how he pissed off the legendary composer. (more...)

China's AI Awakening: Computer Vision Startup Yi+'s New Frontiers in Tech
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2017

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Photo Coverage: Jason Alexander and Cast of THE PORTUGUESE KID Celebrate Opening Night
by Walter McBride - Oct 25, 2017

The Portuguese Kid, a new play written and directed by Tony, Pulitzer Prize, and Academy Award winner John Patrick Shanley, opened last night, Tuesday, October 24, at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). BroadwayWorld was there at the opening night celebration and brings you photos of the cast below! (more...)

Review Roundup: John Patrick Shanley's THE PORTUGUESE KID
by Review Roundups - Oct 25, 2017

The Portuguese Kid, a new play written and directed by Tony, Pulitzer Prize, and Academy Award winner John Patrick Shanley, just opened last night at MTC at New York City Center- Stage I (131 West 55th Street). (more...)

THE PORTUGUESE KID, Starring Jason Alexander, Opens Tonight at Manhattan Theatre Club
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of The Portuguese Kid, a new play written and directed by Tony, Pulitzer Prize, and Academy Award winner John Patrick Shanley, opens tonight October 24, at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). (more...)

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation Announces 30 New Members
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2017

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THE HOUSE OF BERNARDA ALBA, THE FRONT PAGE Set for Saint Sebastian Players' 37th Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

The Saint Sebastian Players (SSP) announce the company's 37th season: a Spanish drama, a British farce and a Chicago comedy, all set in the 1920s-30s. (more...)

Singer Songwriter Tenille Arts' 'Rebel Child' Hits Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

Tenille Arts made waves with her self-titled debut EP last year, resulting in streaming giant Pandora naming her one of their new artists to watch and other media outlets touting her insightful songwriting and powerful vocals. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief October 2nd, 2017: Lin-Manuel Miranda Makes Headlines, NEWSIES Tour Cast Reunites, and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Oct 2, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Lin-Manuel Miranda makes headlines, NEWSIES tour cast reunites, and more! (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Lyric Hammersmith's Christmas Panto JACK AND THE BEANSTALK
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

The Lyric Hammersmith announces the full casting for its Christmas panto, Jack and the Beanstalk, co-directed by Artistic Director, Sean Holmes and Jude Christian, an Artistic Associate of the Lyric. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief October 19th, 2017: TORCH SONG Opens, Broadway Unites for Puerto Rico, and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Oct 19, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: TORCH SONG opens, Broadway unites for Puerto Rico, and more! (more...)

FERGUSON World Premiere Begins Tonight in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

Theatre Verite Collective presents the world premiere of one of the most controversial plays in recent years, the World Premiere of Phelim McAleer's FERGUSON, directed by Jerry Dixon at the 30th Street Theatre (259 W 30 Street). (more...)

BWW Interview: Nathan Lane Talks THE BIRDCAGE & ANGELS IN AMERICA on Broadway: 'It's Important The Play Be Seen Again'
by Leigh Scheps - Oct 15, 2017

There's not a day that goes by when someone doesn't mention The Birdcage to Nathan Lane. It's become such a loving film for so many people. This week, the Broadway veteran is getting ready for a screening of the 1996 film (based on the musical, Les Cage Aux Folles) with music by Stephen Sondheim at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, which will be followed by a Q&A session. (more...)

FERGUSON World Premiere Begins Next Week in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

Theatre Verite Collective presents the world premiere of one of the most controversial plays in recent years, the World Premiere of Phelim McAleer's FERGUSON, directed by Jerry Dixon at the 30th Street Theatre (259 W 30 Street). A friendly reminder that the strictly limited run will begin October 19 and run through November 5, 2017, celebrating its opening night on Monday, October 23 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Broadway's Nathan Lane Claims He Was Attacked by Harvey Weinstein During Event
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 11, 2017

As TALES of sexual harassment by Harvey Weinstein continue to surface this week, a new report in the New York Post reveals that Broadway's Nathan Lane had his own unfortunate encounter with the famed Hollywood producer. (more...)

Manhattan Theatre Club's THE PORTUGUESE KID Announces Extension Prior to World Premiere Opening
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

Manhattan Theatre Club has just announced a one-week extension for its world premiere production of The Portuguese Kid, a new play written and directed by Tony, Pulitzer Prize, and Academy Award winner John Patrick Shanley, currently in previews at MTC at New York City Center Stage I (131 West 55th Street). (more...)

Lin-Manuel Miranda Makes Headlines for His Honest Criticism of Trump
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2017

Lin-Manuel Miranda has never shied away from expressing his political views on social media, but he is well known for his diplomatic approach to the subject. Yesterday, however, Donald Trump's unbelievable 'response' to Puerto Rico's desperate struggle to garner aid following Hurricane Maria set Miranda off on one of the most honest threads condemning the president on his horrendous actions. Today, he leads The Front Page of The Daily News, view the cover below (more...)

Romantic Comedy HOT MESS Begins Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 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 tonight, November 7th, and opening on November 16th, it was announced today by producers Jay Alix and Una Jackman. (more...)

THE PORTUGUESE KID, Starring Jason Alexander, Extends Again Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2017

Manhattan Theatre Club has announced a second extension week for its world premiere production of The Portuguese Kid, the new play written and directed by Tony, Pulitzer Prize, and Academy Award winner John Patrick Shanley, at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). The production will now play through Sunday, December 10. (more...)

Edward Watts Goes Green in 'THE GRINCH', Beginning Tonight at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2017

The Old Globe presents its 20th annual production of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas!* The holiday musical will run tonight, November 4, through December 24 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. (more...)

Wishbone Ash Reveal Details of 30 CD BoxSet The Vintage Years
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

In April 2018, Madfish celebrate Wishbone Ash, one of Britain's most enduring and best-loved rock acts, by releasing a comprehensive deluxe 30 CD box set, The Vintage Years. Loaded with rarities, memorabilia, a new interview and a lavish 156-page hardback book, a third of this new collection features previously unheard & unreleased material. (more...)

Rob Riley, William Dick, Deanna Dunagan, Mary Beth Fisher and More to Star in BLIND DATE at Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev go head-to-head in Blind Date, a new play by Rogelio Martinez directed by Goodman Theatre Artistic Director Robert Falls. Today, Falls announced his cast for the world-premiere production, which features as characters some of the figures who shaped the political landscapes of the 1980s and beyond. (more...)

MTC's THE PORTUGUESE KID and ACTUALLY Enter Final Fortnight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017

Two weeks remain to catch Manhattan Theatre Club's acclaimed fall off-Broadway offerings at New York City Center - the world premiere production of The Portuguese Kid, the new play written and directed by Tony, Pulitzer Prize, and Academy Award winner John Patrick Shanley and starring Jason Alexander, Pico Alexander, Aimee Carrero, Sherie Rene Scott, and Mary Testa; and the New York premiere of Actually, the new play by Anna Ziegler, directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, and starring Joshua Boone and Alexandra Socha. (more...)

BRIGADOON's Dakin Matthews to Join Jonathan Lynn for 'Comedy & Healthcare' Event at The Players
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

Broadway vet Dakin Matthews is the latest guest artist to sign on for 'An Evening of Comedy & Healthcare with Jonathan Lynn and Friends' at The Players on November 27, 2017, from 7 to 9 p.m. in The Dining Room (16 Gramercy Park South, New York City). This event is for Players members only. (more...)

Capitalism Onstage! Meet the Full Company of JUNK, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Nov 2, 2017

Lincoln Center Theater presents Junk, a new play by Ayad Akhtar, directed by Doug Hughes, opening tonight, November 2, at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). Scroll down to learn more about the company, plus watch highlights from the show! (more...)

Saint Sebastian Players to Present GREATER TUNA This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2017

As an addition to its season, the Saint Sebastian Players (SSP) and Such Devoted Sisters Productions present a Sebastian Studio Project, Greater Tuna by Jaston Williams, Joe Sears and Ed Howard. Performances run December 7-10 at St. Bonaventure, 1625 W. Diversey (enter on Marshfield), Chicago. (more...)

Tony Winner Nathan Lane to Guest on THE BLACKLIST 100th Episode
by TV News Desk - Nov 13, 2017

Tony winner Nathan Lane will guest star in the 100th episode of THE BLACKLIST. The Broadway alum will portray 'Abraham Stern' in the milestone episode, now filming in New York. (more...)

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene to Honor Tony Award-Winner Jerry Zaks at All-Star Benefit Concert
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2017

For one night only, the biggest and brightest names on Broadway will light the stage in an all-star benefit concert, Broadway: A Jewish American Legacy, December 18, 2017, at 7pm, at the Museum of Jewish Heritage (36 Battery Place, NY, NY). (more...)

Geva Theatre Center's 45th Season to Continue with THE OTHER JOSH COHEN
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017

Geva Theatre Center's 2017-2018 Season continues with The Other Josh Cohen, by David Rossmer and Steve Rosen and directed by Hunter Foster, in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage from January 9 through February 4. (more...)

Casting Announced for the World Premiere of Howard Brenton's THE SHADOW FACTORY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017

Director of Nuffield Southampton Theatres, Samuel Hodges, today announces casting for the theatres inaugural production at NST City the world premi re of Howard Brenton's The Shadow Factory. Hodges directs David Birrell (Fred/Hugh), Catherine Cusack (Lil/Sylvia), Lorna Fitzgerald (Jackie Dimmock), Hilton McRae (Lord Beaverbrook) and Daniel York (Len Gooch). Further casting to be announced. The Shadow Factory opens on 15 February, with previews from 7 February, and runs until 3 March. (more...)

THE SOUND OF MUSIC Comes To Juanita K. Hammons Hall This January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2017

Tickets are on sale now for the national Broadway tour of THE SOUND OF MUSIC. The brand-new production of the family classic, produced by NETworks Presentations, takes the stage at Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts, on the campus of Missouri State University, for a limited three performance engagement January 9-11. Ticket prices start at $30 (plus applicable fees). (more...)

Highlights From SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE'S Weekend Update with Colin Jost and Michael Che
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017

Below, check out highlights from SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE'S 'Weekend Update' with Colin Jost and Michael Che: (more...)

Papatango Celebrate The 10th Anniversary Of Their New Writing Prize As It Opens For 2018 Submissions
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

The Papatango New Writing Prize, now in its tenth year, opens for submissions today, 1 December 2017, until midnight on 28 February 2018. An unprecedented commitment to new talent, the Papatango New Writing Prize is the UK's only annual opportunity guaranteeing a new writer a full production, publication by Nick Hern Books, a royalty of 10% of the gross box office, and a 6000 commission and full developmental support for a follow-up play. In addition, every entrant receives feedback on their script. (more...)

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