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Edison Theatre (New York, NY)
240 W. 47th St.

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

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BWW Review: Gorgeous MAMMA MIA! Takes the Chaffin's Barn Stage in High-Flying Style
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 8, 2017

If not for the fact that she is already one on Broadway, it could be said that Rachel Potter's performance in Mamma Mia! - which opened last night at Nashville's historic Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre - was, without doubt or without danger of fulsome exaggeration a "starmaking turn." With a glorious voice and stage presence to spare, Potter's Sophie seized control of the opening night audience from the very first moment she stepped onto the stage, never relinquishing control for one second, even when sharing the stage with the redoubtable Martha Wilkinson, the undisputed queen of musical theatre in Music City. (more...)

21-Year Old Female Marathon Swimmer Completes English Channel Open-Water Swim
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Swimming from Dover, England to a beach on the coast of France, is considered one of the most difficult swimming feats possible. Abigail Bergman had the dream of accomplishing this extreme challenge from the age of 11, and on Tuesday, August 1st, shebegan at approximately 1 a.m. leaping off the boat and swimming to Shakespeare Beach on the coast of Dover to begin the marathon swim. 13 hours and 15 minutes later, Bergman, tired but determined, arrived and stood up on the beach, near Wissant, Pas de Calais, France. Bergman's dream was fulfilled. (more...)

VIBRANT 2017 to Return for Ninth Consecutive Year at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Now in its ninth consecutive year, the multi-award-winning Finborough Theatre - the coalface of British Theatre - presents Vibrant 2017 - A Festival of Finborough Playwrights, its annual explosion of new writing, performing on Sundays, Mondays and Thursdays, 8, 9, 12, 15, 16, 19, 22, 23, 26 October 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: HARRY POTTER IN CONCERT Brings Magic to Audiences at JPAS
by Heidi Scheuermann - Sep 7, 2017

This past weekend, Jefferson Performing Arts Society (JPAS) in partnership with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra (LPO), created the most magical and beautiful synergy of cinema and music that I have ever experienced.  I'm not even exaggerating!  I think I can speak for the rest of the audience as well when I say this the very best way (not only way, because it doesn't happen often enough) to experience the world that author J.K. Rowling created.  While Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone played on the big screen, the LPO was dressed in black with their instruments held high as they played the ENTIRE score from the very first twinkle to the end credits.   (more...)

Amelia Island Wins Henry Award for Location Advertising with Arrivalist
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

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New Adventures Await Couples at Four Seasons Maui
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

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20th Annual ARToberFEST Comes to Galveston's Historic Downtown Cultural Arts District 9/22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Galveston's Historic Downtown Cultural Arts District will come alive in vivid color as The Grand 1894 Opera House presents the 20th anniversary celebration of  ARToberFEST.  Considered The Island's premier art event, ARToberFEST will be held in the heart of the district on Postoffice Street between 21st and 23rd Streets, Saturday, October 21st from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, October 22nd from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.   (more...)

Black Coffee to Headline Mykonos' 2017 Closing Party
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Mykonos' newest club destination VOID has confirmed that Black Coffee will headline its 2017 closing party this Friday 8th September. (more...)

Something's Coming: Jump Into Fall With the Scoop on Broadway's Incoming Shows!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2017

It's only just out of reach... the Fall theatre season, that is. The 2017 Tony Awards are in the history books, so now it's time to look ahead at the new Broadway season... and fear not- it's a doozy already. With new musicals and plays about to descend on Broadway and amazing revivals of classic plays and musicals ready to entrance a new audience, BroadwayWorld has rounded up everything arriving before the end of the year. (more...)

Malpaso Dance Company Joins Zenon Dance Company for Special Presentation
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

An exciting international 'double-header' collaboration of Havana-based Malpaso Dance Company and Minnesota's own Zenon Dance Company will kick off the 2017//18 Northrop Dance Season on Tue, Oct 10 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

ULTRA Worldwide Concludes Another Record-Setting Asia Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

ULTRA Worldwide, the world's largest independent music festival brand, has wrapped another historic tour in Asia, which saw over 400,000 people attend SEVENTEEN events on the continent in a four-month period during 2017. (more...)

Scoop: ARROW - Season Premiere on THE CW - Thursday, October 12, 2017
by - Sep 22, 2017

Get all the scoop on ARROW - Season Premiere, airing on THE CW on Thursday, October 12, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: HAWAII FIVE-O on CBS - Friday, October 13, 2017
by - Sep 22, 2017

Get all the scoop on HAWAII FIVE-O, airing on CBS on Friday, October 13, 2017! (more...)

Maceo Plex Adds Extra Date to His Mosaic Residency at Pacha
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Renowned for pushing Ibiza's borders beyond genre convention and constraint, Mosaic by Maceo has announced an extension to the dates for Maceo Plex's residency at Pacha. (more...)

20th Anniversary Edition of THE DJ AWARDS Set for Hi Ibiza, 9/26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Everything is ready for the annual DJ Awards ceremony, which this year celebrates its twentieth edition on a new stage, at the most talked about new venue to hit The Island this year, H Ibiza. (more...)

Photo Flash: Spiderwoman Celebrates 40th Anniversary at La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

An earth-shaking collection of indigenous-feminist performers, bands and performance art groups gathered at La MaMa on Tuesday for an impassioned celebration of Spiderwoman, the world's longest-running Native American theatre company, and one of America's longest continuously active feminist performance collectives. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

C&W Announces Partial Restoration of Mobile Network in Dominica:
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

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Cast Complete for Charles Ludlam's CONQUEST OF THE UNIVERSE OR WHEN QUEENS COLLIDE at La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

CONQUEST OF THE UNIVERSE OR WHEN QUEENS COLLIDE which marked the birth of the The Ridiculous Theatrical Company, co-founded by the late groundbreaking playwright and performer Charles Ludlam in 1967 will return on the occasion of the play and the company's 50th anniversary with a production, starring and directed by Everett Quinton, a long-standing member of RTC who assumed leadership as Artistic Director when Mr. Ludlam died 30 years ago, in 1987. (more...)

Box Office Opens for Broadway's ONCE ON THIS ISLAND
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

The Circle in the Square Theatre box office (235 W. 50th street, NYC) is now open for the new production of the Olivier Award-winning and Tony Award-nominated Best Musical Once On This Island, which begins preview performances on Thursday, November 9 and officially opens on Sunday, December 3. (more...)

Paradise Reveal Ibiza Closing Party Line-Up with Masters At Work
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Paradise, Ibiza's ultimate hedonistic experience curated by Jamie Jones, has just unveiled the complete all-star lineup for the closing party at Paradise's cherished home of DC-10. Jamie and the Paradise team have handpicked some of the finest international talent to play the Wednesday party, which will take place on 27th September. (more...)

Official: Track List Announced for SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Cast Recording; Download Tomorrow!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

It's official! The cast recording of the recent, highly acclaimed, sold-out Broadway revival of Sunday in the Park with George, starring Jake Gyllenhaal in his Broadway debut and Tony-wining actress Annaleigh Ashford, is set for digital download and streaming release September 22 via the Arts Music division at Warner Music Group, with the CD version to be released in November. (more...)

BroadwayWorld UK Awards 2017: Gary Naylor's Nominations - Pt. 1
by Gary Naylor - Sep 20, 2017

Picking out the best of UK theatre over the past 12 months is a curious task - akin to judging avocado pears against conference pears, we're comparing like with like only in the broadest sense. So, with that necessary caveat, here are some of my nominations for the BroadwayWorld UK Awards 2017. (more...)

Works by Chen, Payne & Silverman Set for Long Wharf Theatre's 2017 Contemporary American Voices Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Long Wharf Theatre's Contemporary American Voices Festival, an annual celebration of adventurous, innovative new plays, will take place October 20-22 on Stage II. (more...)

VIDEO: Alicia Vikander is Lara Croft! Watch Official Trailer for TOMB RAIDER
by Movies News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The film opens Opening in theaters on March 16, 2018. Below, check out the official trailer and go behind-the-scenes in a new featurette entitled 'Becoming Lara Croft.' (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...)

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...)

CHARLOTTETOWN FESTIVAL 2018: A Celebration of Rock, Blues and Local Treasures Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Confederation Centre of the Arts has announced a sensational lineup for next summer's Charlottetown Festival. The 2018 Festival will run June 7 to September 22 and include the 54th season of the international sensation Anne of Green Gables The Musical; the phenomenal rock-opera Jesus Christ Superstar; two new Festival-spawned musicals, Dutch Mason and Stories from the Red Dirt Road. (more...)

Impress Your Guests This Holiday Season with One of Spain's Most Prized Cheeses…Mahón-Menorca Cheese
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

It's never too early to start thinking about the holidays and what delicious foods you plan to serve to friends and family. Now, if you really want to impress your friends and family, treat them with the world renowned Mahón-Menorca Cheese from Spain. Mahón-Menorca Cheese is crafted to the highest standards using a unique process handed down by centuries of meticulous care, time and knowledge. (more...)

Tickets Now On Sale for BEAR GRYLLS SURVIVAL CHALLENGE
by TV News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Tickets for the inaugural Bear Grylls Survival Challenge taking place April 28-29, 2018 at the Blue Cloud Movie Ranch in Santa Clarita, California, have gone on sale today BearGryllsSurvivalChallenge.com. Prices for single admission tickets start at $75 plus tax and fees. Group tickets and VIP packages are also available. (more...)

BWW Review: STAGES St. Louis's Superb SOUTH PACIFIC
by Chris Gibson - Sep 18, 2017

STAGES St. Louis ends their season with an wonderfully mounted production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's SOUTH PACIFIC. It's a classic musical absolutely filled to the brim with memorable songs, many of which have become standards. In fact, you'll likely find yourself humming any number of them as you head home after the show. Then there are the social issues that this Pulitzer prize winning drama tackles, which were groundbreaking for their time, yet still retain their impact today. Sadly, issues concerning race and acceptance have only intensified in our current volatile and divisive environment. Sparked by an excellent cast, this is an incredibly touching testament to the power this work still wields. (more...)

Gateway's Haunted Playhouse and Not-So-Scary Adventure for Kids Returns
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Long Island's number one haunted attraction, Gateway's Haunted Playhouse, returns for its ninth season of Halloween scares at The Gateway in Bellport from September 22 - November 4. (more...)

Jake Gyllenhaal Announces SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Cast Recording Will Be Released End of September
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2017

Jake Gyllenhaal spoke with CBS Sunday morning about his career including his celebrated run in SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE. The actor revealed that the cast recording will be released at the end of this month. (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...)

Bunbury Banter and The Theatre Royal, Dumfries Launch 'A Play, A Poet & A Pastry'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Brand new theatre and poetry is on its way to Scotland's oldest working theatre thanks to a series of events called A Play, A Poet & A Pastry. (more...)

Scoop: HAWAII FIVE-0 on CBS - Friday, October 6, 2017
by TV Scoop - Sep 14, 2017

Get all the scoop on HAWAII FIVE-0, airing on CBS on Friday, October 6, 2017! (more...)

TBS Announces Season Renewals of PEOPLE OF EARTH, THE GUEST BOOK and WRECKED
by TV News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Turner's TBS has renewed three of the network's most recent hit original series: The Guest Book, People of Earth and Wrecked. All three shows rank among the top 10 cable comedies with adults 18-49 in Live +7, and The Guest Book is cable's #1 new comedy series of the year (more...)

Civic Presents Celebrities Act Up: TV LAND LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Gilligan and his fellow castaways are stranded on an island with Archie and Edith Bunker, George and Weezy Jefferson and The Golden Girls! (more...)

Hilario Duran to Release New Album 'Contumbao,' on ALMA Records 9/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Hilario Duran makes a triumphant musical homecoming on his new album Contumbao (to be released on ALMA Records on September 23, 2017). (more...)

Get Carner & Gregor's ISLAND SONG Cast Album, Featuring Jeremy Jordan and More, for Free
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Songwriters Sam Carner and Derek Gregor have released the full studio cast album of their musical ISLAND SONG as a free digital download. (more...)

The Music Center Brings the Rhythm of Cuba to Angelenos
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

The Music Center today announced details of its Cuba: Antes, Ahora / Then, Now program, a multifaceted exploration of traditional and contemporary Cuban art from November 30 December 2, 2017. One of only three performing arts organizations selected to take part in the Getty-led Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, The Music Center will present more than 48 world-class Cuban musicians, dancers and visual artists at The Music Center and Grand Park in Los Angeles. With both traditional and contemporary events and performances, The Music Center's Cuba: Antes, Ahora / Then, Now will provide Angelenos of all ages access to the art of Cuba and the opportunity to experience the country's dynamic arts scene. Major support for Cuba: Antes, Ahora/Then, Now is provided through grants from the Getty Foundation. (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, September 12: Our Last Summer- Broadway Says Goodbye to MAMMA MIA!
by Stage Tube - Sep 12, 2017

On this day, we celebrate the Broadway production of the international smash. Mamma Mia!, which ended its run on this day 5,773 performances. (more...)

FISHSKIN TROUSERS Comes to Park Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

In the 1200AD Chronicon Anglicanum, Ralph of Coggeshall documented the tale of the Wild Man of Orford. Describing a naked wild man, covered in hair, the mysterious figure was caught in the nets of local fishermen around 1167. Mute and feral, the man was imprisoned in Orford Castle for six months before vanishing without a trace. Accounts of the era questioned if the captive was a merman, though it would be centuries until such a story could be reconsidered as a mental health problem. (more...)

VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes with New Jimmy Buffett Musical ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE, the new musical featuring the songs of iconic singer-songwriter-author Jimmy Buffett, will play Broadway In Chicago's Oriental Theatre for a limited three-week engagement November 9 through December 2, 2017. Go behind the scenes with the creative team in the interview below! (more...)

Peak Performances to Present Emma Dante's THE SISTERS MACALUSO
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Peak Performances will introduce American audiences to The Sisters Macaluso (La sorelle Macaluso), from Sicilian theatrical innovator Emma Dante. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: The Challenge of Finding A Balance Between Art, Innovation, Love and Life Plays Out In SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE
by Jade Kops - Sep 11, 2017

SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE is presented with heart and humour by @littletriangeco for @sydneyfringe (more...)

NICO KITCHEN + BAR at NJPAC Offers Modern American cuisine with Chef Andrew Watterson
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2017

At NICO Kitchen + Bar, the contemporary, high-energy restaurant at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), diners can let their culinary tastes roam internationally or venture no farther than home-cooked favorites, like pan-seared Brick City chicken with broccoli rabe. (more...)

Narrative and Documentary Competition Films For 14th Annual BendFilm Festival
by Movies News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

BendFilm announced today the narrative and documentary feature films set to screen at the 2017 BendFilm Festival, running October 12 - 15, 2017. (more...)

The 2017 Yard Artist-Interns Literally Strut Their Stuff: New Dances From The Next (And Next-door) Generation
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

DON'T PANIC - At least we have each other choreographed by Anaya Bobst, Agnese Cebere, Alison Geroche, Caitlin Canty, and Juan "Coel" Rodriguez. (more...)

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