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Dramatic Dance and Delicious Dumplings at OzAsia Festival's Opening Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

The Australian premiere of Akram Khan's unique retelling of The Mahabharata, and Filipino contemporary dancer Eisa Jocson's exploration of masculinity are two powerhouse performances to open the eleventh OzAsia Festival. (more...)

All-Female Creative Team Behind Everyday Inferno's NY Premiere of GLASSHEART
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Everyday Inferno Theatre Company, in association with Access Theater, has announced the all-female creative team assembled for the New York premiere of Glassheart, which will play a limited run at The Access Theater this October. (more...)

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...)

Shaker Adds Chantale Wilson, Ph.D. to Design-Build Team
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

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Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for 9/21/17
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 21, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (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...)

Nedlands Library to Host A Day of Literary Feasting
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Head to Nedlands Library on October 25 for A Day of Literary Feasting from 9.30am to 7pm plenty of mouth-watering sessions for book lovers, aspiring writers and anyone wanting to be inspired by authors and the written word. (more...)

Red Kite Stream Second Single & Announce UK Shows
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

London's red kite have streamed their second single 'and yet you miss the sea' today, taken from their forthcoming album Racquet that is available to pre-order via Blood Records for a forthcoming release (more...)

International Black Film Festival of Nashville Celebrates 11 Years This October
by Movies News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The 11th Annual International Black Film Festival of Nashville will be held October 5-8 at various locations throughout the city. To purchase festival passes, please visit ibffevents.com. (more...)

Theaterlab to Present Orietta Crispino's LET ME COOK FOR YOU This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Theaterlab will present Let Me Cook For You, written and performed by Orietta Crispino, October 13 through December 10, 2017 in its Midtown home (357 West 36th Street, 3rd Floor). Barbara Rubin directs and Liza Cassidy serves as the assistant director. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Michael Urie and the Company of TORCH SONG Meet the Press!
by Walter McBride - Sep 20, 2017

Due to extremely strong ticket sales, Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song has been extended for two additional weeks of performances, now playing through Sunday, December 3. Directed by Mois s Kaufman, Torch Song begins previews on September 26 and officially opens on October 19 at Second Stage's Tony Kiser Theater (305 West 43rd Street). (more...)

Diana Vishneva's CONTEXT Festival 2017 to Celebrate Contemporary Choreography
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Diana Vishneva's CONTEXT Festival will celebrate contemporary choreography in Moscow from November 12 15 and in Saint Petersburg November 16 - 19. The festival features a wide range of choreographers, bringing international talents to share the stage with domestic artists. In its fifth year CONTEXT has grown from a three-day festival to an entire week dedicated to dance and movement, becoming a significant platform for gifted up-and-coming choreographers and dancers. (more...)

WATCH: Soft Swells Release Hand Drawn Music Video for 'Within Reason'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Los Angeles indie rockers Soft Swells have released a beautifully animated new music video for their single 'Within Reason.' Check out the video below! (more...)

Lyric Hammersmith and Digital Theatre+ Announce New Pioneering Digital Partnership
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The Lyric Hammersmith and Digital Theatre+ today announced an innovative new partnership which will see the creative process of theatre-making brought vividly to life on film and widen access to the secrets of creativity. (more...)

LAW & ORDER'S Sam Waterston to Reprise Role on SVU
by TV News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jack McCoy is coming back to television. Sam Waterston, who originated the role on Law and Order is reprising the role on the new season of SVU. (more...)

PIAF! THE SHOW Comes to the Eisemann Center, 10/14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Eisemann Center Presents PIAF! THE SHOW, a musical celebration of The Life and music of the legendary French chanteuse Edith Piaf at the Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance Drive in Richardson, Texas on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 8:00 pm in the Hill Performance Hall. (more...)

Comedy Hypnotist Don Barnhart Returns to Hyenas in Texas
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Direct from his own show in Las Vegas, Don Barnhart will bring his comedy hypnosis show back to Hyena's in Texas for some of the craziest interactive comedy turning audience members into the stars of the show. (more...)

BWW Review: New England Premiere of THE ROYALE: Boxing for Dignity
by Nancy Grossman - Sep 20, 2017

Merrimack Repertory Theatre rings the bell for the start of its 39th season with the New England premiere of Marco Ramirez's award-winning play inspired by The Life of Jack Johnson, the first black man to fight for the title of World Heavyweight Boxing Champion. THE ROYALE is a beautifully-written and acted story about a man's quest to get his due and make a difference, about the unforeseen consequences of his actions and the damage he leaves in his wake, and a stunning commentary on the rending of the American social fabric that continues to threaten our peace and tranquility. (more...)

PLAYING WITH FIRE, THE THEO FLEURY STORY Opens Centaur's 49 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Centaur Theatre opens its 49th season with Playing With Fire: The Theo Fleury Story, an epic, reckless, and inspirational tale based on The Life of one of Canada's most outstanding hockey players, running October 3 to 29, 2017. Directed by Ron Jenkins and starring Shaun Smyth in the one-man virtuous performance of a lifetime, the multi-award-winning Playing With Fire premiered at Alberta Theatre Projects in 2012 and has subsequently earned rave reviews and held both theatre goers and hockey fans spellbound in Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Hamilton, Regina, and now Montreal. (more...)

BWW TV: Michael Urie & Harvey Fierstein Are Getting Ready to Bring Back TORCH SONG!
by TV - Press Previews - Sep 20, 2017

Due to extremely strong ticket sales, Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song has been extended for two additional weeks of performances, now playing through Sunday, December 3. Directed by Mois s Kaufman, Torch Song begins previews on September 26 and officially opens on October 19 at Second Stage's Tony Kiser Theater (305 West 43rd Street). (more...)

The Players Catches Will-a-Mania with The Season Opener THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

From Sept. 27 through Oct. 15, catch Will-a-Mania with the Wilde Broadway Season opener The Will Rogers Follies. This first show in this fall series at The Players Centre for Performing Arts is a toe-tapping, dance-filled journey through The Life of Will Rogers. (more...)

BWW First Person: BANDSTAND Heals at Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre
by Matt Hanson - Sep 19, 2017

In his earliest memory, my grandfather is four years old. The year is 1919 and he stands on his tenement building in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, where he watches an army parade. Soldiers are returning from the Great War, and eternal peace on Earth seems possible. (more...)

ic3401 Adds Character to its Repertoire
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

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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...)

Rom-Com THE BICK SICK Now Available on Blu-ray, DVD & Digital HD
by Movies News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The critically acclaimed true-life romantic comedy THE BIG SICK is now available on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital HD. Based on the real-life courtship between Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon. (more...)

Photo Flash: Kristin Chenoweth and More Celebrate Kathy Najimy with GMHC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) on Monday night honored multitalented performer Kathy Najimy with the 2017 Howard Ashman Award for her contributions to the LGBT community and the fight against HIV/AIDS at Joe's Pub in New York City. BroadwayWorld has photos from the concert below! (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 9/12/2017 - 9/19/2017
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Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 9/12/2017 - 9/19/2017. (more...)

New Temptations Musical 'AIN'T TOO PROUD' Extends Again at Berkeley Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

In response to critical praise and overwhelming demand, Berkeley Rep has announced that the world-premiere musical Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of The Temptations will add two more weeks of performances to its extended run and will now close on Sunday, November 5. (more...)

Univision Network, Undisputed Leader with Hispanics, is Set to Finish the 2016/2017 Season as the No. 1 Spanish-Language Network for the 25th Consecutive Time
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

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Bravo Premieres REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA Season 10, 11/5
by TV News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Bravo Media supersizes the drama, fun and shade with three consecutive premieres on Sunday, November 5. At 8pm ET/PT (more...)

Japanese Noh, Western Opera Collide in TomoeArts' KAYOI KOMACHI/KOMACHI VISITED
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

TomoeArts presents the world premiere of a provocative and heartrending new work, Kayoi Komachi/Komachi Visited, a noh chamber opera, October 26 - 28, 2017 at The Cultch. (more...)

Pegasus Opera Company present CELEBRATE PEGASUS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Pegasus Opera Company honours The Life of its founder Lloyd Newton and Black History month by staging Celebrate Pegasus! concert on Thursday 5 October at the Actors Church (St Paul's) Covent Garden, Bedford Street, London WC2E 9ED. The concert will be performed from 7.30-9.30pm with a reception following the concert. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at BEAUTIFUL MONSTER, Opening Tonight in NYC After UK Run
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Skint Productions UK's BEAUTIFUL MONSTER opens this evening at the Gene Frankel Theatre, located on 24 Bond Street. Direct from a sell-out national tour of the UK, the Manchester theatre company arrives New York for a limited engagement 19th to 24th September 2017. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

2017 Rahway International Film Festival to Host Opening Gala This Friday
by Movies News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The Rahway International Film Festival (RIFF), presented by Big Dreams & Silver Screens, will open its fifth annual celebration on Friday, September 22, 2017. (more...)

Congressman John Lewis Rescheduled at University of Michigan Stamps Speaker Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Due to an emergency meeting of the Congressional Black Caucus, the Thursday, Sept. 21, Penny Stamps Speaker Series event featuring Congressman John Lewis and 'March' co-creators Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell was cancelled earlier this month. The event has been rescheduled for another date and a larger venue: 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 27, at the University of Michigan's Hill Auditorium, 825 N. University Ave. (more...)

Bingham Camp Theatre Retreat to Develop New Musical PANGAEA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Artistic Director Devanand Janki has gathered a diverse group of New York theater professionals at the Bingham Camp Theater Retreat to develop new works at the company's third annual artistic residency. (more...)

Schimmel Center presents AMERICAN DANCE SPECTACULAR!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The Schimmel Center presents American Dance Spectacular! on Saturday, October 21 at 7:30 p.m., exploring the history of American popular dance throughout the 20th century, including the Charleston, Lindy hop, jitterbug, twist, voguing, and more. The performance is directed, co-written and created by Daniel C. Levine (Broadway's Les Mis rables, Chicago, and Mamma Mia!) with choreography by Al Blackstone (Fox's So You Think You Can Dance), music direction by Bryan Perri (Broadway's Wicked and Next to Normal), and book by Susan Batten (Lifetime's Showing Roots) together with six Broadway dancers backed by three vocalists and a live band. (more...)

Leigh Barrett to Lead SOUVENIR at the Lyric Stage; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Spiro Veloudos remounts one of his favorite productions in celebration of his 20 years as Producing Artistic Director. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Apple Music's CLIVE DAVIS: THE SOUNDTRACK OF OUR LIVES
by TV News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

CLIVE DAVIS: THE SOUNDTRACK OF OUR LIVES will be available exclusively via Apple Music starting on October 3. Get a first look below! (more...)

Celebrate Mexico's Wide Scope of Mexico's Contemporary Culture - 10/14-22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

In this 14th edition, Celebrate Mexico Now's multi-disciplinary nature yields a comprehensive cultural picture of the passions and concerns that underscore the complexity of Mexico as country and diaspora. From October 14 to October 22, 2017, the festival will showcase a wide range of events featuring literature, theater, film, culinary arts, and music at major venues throughout the city; many of them free of charge. (more...)

4th Annual Beauty Collection Fundraiser to Support The Life Group L.A.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

This Friday, Sept 22, 2017, from 4pm-7pm The Beauty Collection West Hollywood will hold their 4th annual fundraiser to support the good works of The Life Group LA. During the Conscious Beauty Charity Event 10% of the sales between the hours of 4-7pm will be donated to The Life Group LA (www.lifegroupla.org). (more...)

Spotlight on the Fastest Growing Segments in the Life Sciences
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

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Alexander Hamilton Walking Tours Expand in NYC and Philadelphia
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Jimmy Napoli, founder and CEO of 'Hamilton's New York' - a variety of tours devoted to founding father Alexander Hamilton and his contemporaries - today announced the expansion of offerings in New York City, with seasonal tours in Philadelphia, PA. (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Mike Faist to Guest Star on NBC's LAW & ORDER: SVU
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Mike Faist, the Tony Award-nominated actor starring in DEAR EVAN HANSEN, will guest star in the upcoming 19th season of LAW & ORDER: SVU on NBC. (more...)

Photo Flash: Cast of IN OUR HANDS Poses Aboard The Cutty Sark
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Smoking Apples presents In Our Hands, the tale of a humble fisherman as he fights against the tangled nets of legislation, quota and big corporations and finds salvation in sardines, on tour across the UK, now through 13th October. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast 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...)

Review Roundup: AIN'T TOO PROUD - The Temptations Musical - at Berkeley Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

A new musical, AIN'T TOO PROUD-The Life AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS chronicles the journey of five young men on the streets of Detroit who became music legends. The show runs through October 22 at Berkeley Rep Theatre, and the critics are weighing in! (more...)

Original Docu-Series MARIAH'S WORLD Will Not Return for Second Season on E!
by TV News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Variety reports that E! has elected not to order a second season of the original docu-series MARIAH'S WORLD. The news comes as no surprise as the network had promoted the show as an event series (more...)

Natalie Weiss to Star as 'Molly' in GHOST THE MUSICAL in White Plains
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

The White Plains Performing Arts Center (WPPAC) has announced that YouTube sensation and American Idol semi-finalist Natalie Weiss will star as 'Molly' in GHOST THE MUSICAL, onstage October 13-29. (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...)

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