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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...)

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...)

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...)

THE SOUND OF MUSIC Approaches Opening at Juanita K. Hammons Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

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...)

Jonathan Groff, Elena Shaddow, and More Celebrate Bobby Darin
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

Bobby Darin was the most captivating and versatile entertainer of his time, a singer/songwriter/arranger who effortlessly bridged the gap between rock 'n' roll, sophisticated nightclub swing, and folk. Lyrics & Lyricists' 2018 season kicks off with a celebration of Darin's life and improbable career in The Bobby Darin Story, with Tony Award nominee Jonathan Groff (Hamilton), David Pittu (The Front Page), George Salazar (Here Lies Love), Elena Shaddow (The Visit) and Stephanie Styles (Roman Holiday SHN San Francisco). L&L producer Ted Chapin wrote the script and helms the creative team of director Alex Timbers, and music directors Andy Einhorn and Andrew Resnick, with musical staging by Chase Brock. (more...)

THE SOUND OF MUSIC Comes to Miller Auditorium
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2018

A brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, produced by NETworks Presentations, is making its Kalamazoo, MI premiere February 9-11 at Miller Auditorium as part of a North American tour. More information can be found by calling (269) 387-2300 or (800) 228-9858, online at www.millerauditorium.com or by visiting the Miller Auditorium Ticket Office. Groups of 10 or more can call (269) 387-2312 for special discounts. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Now for THE SOUND OF MUSIC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2018

Victoria Theatre Association's Premier Health Broadway Series presents a brand-new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, produced by NETworks Presentations. THE SOUND OF MUSIC is making its Dayton premiere Feb. 13-18 at the Schuster Center as part of a North American tour. Tickets start at $30 and are on sale now at Ticket Center Stage, located in the Wintergarden of the Schuster Center, by phone at 937-228-3630 or toll-free at 888-228-3630, or online at Ticketcenterstage.com. For more information, please visit www.SoundOfMusicOnTour.com. (more...)

Brooks Ashmanskas, Beth Leavel, and Christopher Sieber Will Bring THE PROM to Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2018

It was announced today that the hilarious new Broadway musical comedy THE PROM will star Tony Award Nominee Brooks Ashmanskas (Something Rotten!), Tony Award Winner Beth Leavel (The Drowsy Chaperone), two-time Tony Award Nominee Christopher Sieber (Shrek the Musical), Caitlin Kinnunen (Bridges of Madison County), Isabelle McCalla (Aladdin), Michael Potts (Jitney), Angie Schworer (The Producers), Courtenay Collins (Broadway Debut) and Josh Lamon (Groundhog Day) and will officially open on Broadway on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at a Shubert theater to be announced. (more...)

DIXON PLACE Proudly Presents TOE PICK an Entirely Transcribed Play from the Real Life Story of Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan Ice Wars
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2018

Dixon Place (Ellie Covan, Founder and Artistic Director) is pleased to present Toe Pick, an entirely transcribed play by Zackary Grady, for three weeks in February, running concurrently with the 2018 Winter Olympics. Toe Pick, which relives the 1994 icecapades of Nancy Kerrigan and Tonya Harding, opens Friday, February 9, and runs Fridays and Saturdays through February 24 at Dixon Place, 161A Chrystie Street (between Rivington and Delancey Streets). Advance tickets are $20 for adults, and $17 for seniors, students, and idNYC holders. Walkup tickets are $25 for adults, and $19 for seniors, students, and idNYC holders. Tickets can be purchased by visiting www.dixonplace.org or by calling 866-811-4111. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Lyrics & Lyricists Present The Bobby Darin Story at 92Y
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jan 23, 2018

The 92Y had a swinging start to it's Lyrics & Lyricists Series this weekend with a blockbuster show celebrating the life and music of Bobby Darin. Ted Chapin with his first undertaking as L&L producer created a fascinating and entertaining production which had many in the 92Y audience commenting 'move it to Broadway.' In fact the 5 day event had many Broadway producers in attendance as the buzz about the show travelled from 92nd street to 42 street. (more...)

Broadway Alum Lead Cast of DOG SEES GOD
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2018

Broadway Associate Director Michael Bradshaw Flynn The Front Page, It's Only A Play leads a talented cast, including Broadway Alums Autumn Guzzardi 9 to 5, Escape to Margaritaville (Pre-Broadway Tour) and Danielle Sue Jordan Follies (w/Bernadette Peters), Cinderella and The Music Man (1st National Tours) in the 2004 Award-Winning play, Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead written by acclaimed Stage, TV and Film writer Bert V. Royal (Easy 'A' (w/Emma Stone), Recovery Road (ABC) . The play runs Feb. 2-4 9-11, 2018, at the Matthew Corozine Studio Theatre, located at 357 West 36th St., #202, New York, NY, just a few blocks from the heart of Time Square. (more...)

COWARD'S HAY FEVER Continues The Saint Sebastian Players 37th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

The Saint Sebastian Players (SSP) continue the company's 37th season with the farce Hay Fever by Noel Coward. Performances run February 16 March 11, 2018 at St. Bonaventure, 1625 W. Diversey (enter on Marshfield), Chicago. (more...)

Tony Nominee Holland Taylor to Lead New NBC Comedy from Norman Lear
by TV News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

Hector Elizondo will join Tony nominee Holland Taylor in the lead roles of the new NBC comedy GUESS WHO DIED, from Norman Lear and Peter Tolan. The network has given a pilot production commitment to the project. (more...)

Joshua Bell and Jeremy Denk Collaborate for Carnegie Hall's Isaac Stern Memorial Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

World-renowned violinist Joshua Bell and MacArthur 'Genius' winning pianist Jeremy Denk return to Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage on Wednesday, February 7 at 8:00 p.m. for Carnegie Hall's annual Isaac Stern Memorial Concert, playing music by Mozart, Schubert, Jan cek, and Richard Strauss. Longtime collaborators, the duo last performed together in recital in 2010, which The New York Times described as a passionate performance. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Nathan Lane Guest Stars on 100th Episode of THE BLACKLIST
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2018

Broadway's Nathan Lane guest stars on the next episode of NBC's THE BLACKLIST. Titled 'Abraham Stern,' the milestone 100th episode airs Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 8:00 pm/ET. Check out first-look images here and watch a sneak peek below! (more...)

Head of New Yiddish Rep Secures Rights to Classic Novel CALL IT SLEEP
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

Benjamin Feldman, executive producer and chairman of the board for New Yiddish Rep, has secured all Yiddish translation rights to Henry Roth's 1934 classic CALL IT SLEEP. The landmark agreement covers all published print and electronic editions of the legendary work, as well as any potential stage adaptations in Yiddish (more...)

R3LL Pays It Forward On New EP 'A Jerz Love Story'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

Jersey Club innovator R3LL reinvents the sound once again on A JERZ Love Story EP. Through 4 glossy club productions, including collaborations with some of Jersey's finest talents (UNIIQU3, Rell Rock, Bleszt), R3LL pens a state-of-the-art homage to the music scene and state that raised him. (more...)

Photo Flash: Nathan Lane Stars on Next Episode of THE BLACKLIST
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

Broadway's Nathan Lane guest stars on the next episode of NBC's THE BLACKLIST. Titled 'Abraham Stern,' the milestone 100th episode airs Wednesday January 17, 2018 at 8:00 pm/ET. Check out first-look images below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Geva Theatre Center's 2017-2018 Season Continues with THE OTHER JOSH COHEN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

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...)

Rialto Chatter: Will Al Pacino Play Tennessee Williams on Broadway?
by Rialto Chatter - Feb 7, 2018

Cindy Adams of Page Six has reported that Academy Award-winner, Al Pacino, is making his way toward the Great White Way in a new play about legendary playwright Tennessee Williams.  (more...)

NBC Shares Upcoming Primetime Schedule 2/4-3/4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2018

NBC Shares Upcoming Primetime Schedule 2/4-3/4 (more...)

NBC Shares Primetime Schedule For 2/19-3/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

NBC Shares Primetime Schedule For 2/19-3/18 (more...)

Anti-Bullying, LGBTQ Off-Broadway Musical OUT OF MY COMFORT ZONE Premieres in London
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2018

Following two sold-out, off-Broadway runs in New York, Out of My Comfort Zone, a new rock musical about self-identity, gender, love, stereotypes, cyber-bullying, and friendship, will premier in London at The Redbridge Drama Centre. Written by husband-and-wife team Ivy Vale (book, lyrics and music) and Rick Reil (music), Out of My Comfort Zone will be presented and staged by The Redbridge Musical Theatre Company for three performances at Redbridge Drama Centre, Churchfields, South Woodford, London, E18 2RB, from March 1-3, 2018. (more...)

NBC Shares Primetime Schedule For 2/12-3/11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2018

NBC Shares Primetime Schedule For 2/12-3/11 (more...)

THE SOUND OF MUSIC Tickets On Sale February 16 in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2018

Broadway In Chicago is pleased to announce individual tickets for a brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, produced by NETworks Presentations, will go on sale February 16.  THE SOUND OF MUSIC will play Broadway In Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W. Randolph) for a limited one-week engagement, April 10 - April 15, 2018, as part of a North American tour. (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...)

Photo Flash: First Look at JOHN LITHGOW: STORIES BY HEART
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2017

John Lithgow: Stories By Heart began preview performances last night, December 21, 2017 and opens officially on Thursday, January 11, 2018. This is a limited engagement through Sunday, March 4, 2018 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street). Check out a first look at production photos below! (more...)

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Presents BROADWAY A JEWISH AMERICAN LEGACY Honoring Jerry Zaks Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2017

Some of Broadway's biggest and brightest names will light the stage tonight in the all-star gala concert event, Broadway: A Jewish American Legacy, which will be presented by the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) on Monday, December 18, 2017 at 7pm in the Edmond J. Safra Theatre at the Museum of Jewish Heritage (36 Battery Place). (more...)

COME FROM AWAY, THE BAND'S VISIT, and More Among American Theatre Wing's Henry Hewes Design Awards Honorees
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2017

The American Theatre Wing (Heather Hitchens, President) is pleased to announce that five theater artists will be honored by the Henry Hewes Design Awards Committee during the presentation of its 2017 Awards in a luncheon ceremony on Tuesday, January 23, 2018. (more...)

Up on the Marquee: JOHN LITHGOW: STORIES BY HEART
by Walter McBride - Dec 14, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company, in association with Staci Levine, has announced the Broadway return of beloved stage and screen star John Lithgow in John Lithgow: Stories by Heart, directed by Daniel Sullivan. See the marquee for the brand-new show below! (more...)

MTC's THE PORTUGUESE KID Will Be Released by BroadwayHD
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2017

Performances may have already concluded for Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere production of The Portuguese Kid, but there will be more chances to see the cast in action. BroadwayWorld has just learned that the new play was recorded for BroadwayHD yesterday, December 11. (more...)

Terrance Mann and Douglas Sills Sign on for National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's Gala Honoring Jerry Zaks
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2017

Tony Award nominees Terrance Mann (Pippin) and Douglas Sills (War Paint, The Scarlet Pimpernel) will join some of Broadway's biggest and brightest names lighting the stage in the all-star gala concert event, Broadway: A Jewish American Legacy, which will be presented by the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) on Monday, December 18, 2017 at 7pm in the Edmond J. Safra Theatre at the Museum of Jewish Heritage (36 Battery Place). (more...)

CNBC Exclusive: CNBC Transcript: Stanley Druckenmiller Speaks With CNBC's Kelly Evans Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2017

Following is the unofficial transcript of a CNBC EXCLUSIVE interview with Duquesne Capital Management's Former Chairman, President, & Founder Stanley Druckenmiller and CNBC's Kelly Evans. The interview aired on CNBC's 'Closing Bell' (M-F 3PM-5PM) today, Tuesday, December 12, 2017. Click here for video from the interview on CNBC.com. (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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