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TOP GIRLS, CHICAGO, THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Among Keegan Theatre's 2017-18 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

The Keegan Theatre has announced its 2017-2018 season, featuring 2 DC Premieres, 1 World Premiere, and its 15th Ireland Tour of an American classic. (more...)

BWW Interview - Debut of the Month - CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY's Yesenia Ayala
by Caryn Robbins - May 26, 2017

Today, Yesenia Ayala speaks exclusively to BWW about making her Broadway debut and living out her own 'American Dream.' (more...)

BWW Review: CONSTELLATIONS: Love in Every Universe, at Portland Center Stage
by Krista Garver - May 23, 2017

Nick Payne's CONSTELLATIONS is a smart, occasionally funny, and ultimately devastating play about love in the multiverse. (more...)

New Documentary Series WATERGATE in the Works at History Channel
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2017

HISTORY(R) has commissioned the definitive original documentary series about one of the biggest criminal conspiracies in modern politics, WATERGATE, produced and directed by Academy Award(R)-winning director Charles Ferguson ('Inside Job'). (more...)

BWW CD Review: NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 (Original Broadway Cast Recording) is Multifaceted and Riveting
by David Clarke - May 19, 2017

Inspired by a 70-page sliver of the sprawling 1215-page tome War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy, Dave Malloy's NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 is an all-encompassing feat of musical theater. Now, Reprise Records has released the sterling and elaborate NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 (Original Broadway Cast Recording). (more...)

The Churchill Plot: New Thriller Ripped From the Headlines of History
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

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BWW Review: LOBBY HERO AT 4TH Wall Theatre Company
by Jenny Taylor Moodie - May 14, 2017

Directed by Kim Tobin-Lehl and Jennifer Dean, LOBBY HERO is realistic and gritty with characters that are built from deep within. (more...)

Erik Hassle Premieres Official Video For 'Missing You'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Swedish soul-pop artist Erik Hassle today unveiled the video for “Missing You,” the emotionally-charged lead single taken from his new album, “Innocence Lost.” (more...)

BWW Interview: Mike Donahue on His Long-Term Relationship with GEORGIA McBRIDE
by Gil Kaan - Mar 31, 2017

The West Coast Premiere of Mike Donahue's latest directorial project THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA McBRIDE arrives at The Geffen Playhouse April 4, 2017. Mike took some time out of rehearsals to chat with BroadwayWorld and myself. (more...)

Convening Notice for Annual General Meeting and Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders - Millicom International Cellular
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

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NY Philharmonic Presents Concerts in the Parks
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

The 2017 New York Philharmonic Concerts in the Parks, Presented by Didi and Oscar Schafer, will return for the 52nd season with four free outdoor concerts, conducted by Music Director Alan Gilbert, at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx (June 13); the Great Lawn in Central Park, Manhattan (June 14); Cunningham Park, Queens (June 15); and Prospect Park, Brooklyn (June 16). In addition, New York Philharmonic musicians will perform at the Free Indoor Concert at the Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden on June 18, 2017. Major corporate support for the 2017 New York Philharmonic Concerts in the Parks and the Free Indoor Concert has been provided by MetLife Foundation, Citi, and Emirates Airline. (more...)

MARIAN, NEVERWHERE, SUPERTRUE, Fringe and More Slated for Know Theatre's 20th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

For 20 years, Know Theatre has been creating a theatrical playground in Cincinnati, uniting audiences and artists in a love of theatre, art, and and community. (more...)

THE COLOR PURPLE, THE HUMANS and More Set for Boch Center's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

???????The Boch Center announced today that THE COLOR PURPLE, winner of the 2016 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival, THE HUMANS, winner of the 2016 Tony Award for Best Play, the holiday classic RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL, and THE HIP HOP NUTCRACKER, a holiday mash-up for the entire family, will anchor its upcoming 2017-18 show season at the Shubert Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: I'M GONNA PRAY FOR YOU SO HARD, Finborough Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - Mar 2, 2017

Following an acclaimed premiere Off-Broadway in 2015, I'm Gonna Pray For You So Hard sees its UK debut at the Finborough Theatre directed by Jake Smith. (more...)

Family and Furniture! Meet the Full Cast of THE PRICE, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Mar 16, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company welcomes Mark Ruffalo, Tony Shalhoub, Jessica Hecht and Danny DeVito in a new Broadway production of Arthur Miller's The Price, directed by Steppenwolf Theatre Company co-founder, Terry Kinney, opening officially tonight, March 16, 2017. This is a limited engagement through May 7, 2017 on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre (227 West 42nd Street). Scroll down to meet the company and watch interviews with the quartet in rehearsal! (more...)

GYPSY, FRANKENSTEIN, A CHORUS LINE and More Set for Theater Works' 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Theater Works 2017-18 season sees the return of lauded composers, masterful writers and classic tales come to life. (more...)

BWW Review: Davis Gaines Steals MAN OF LA MANCHA at La Mirada
by Don Grigware - Jun 5, 2017

As many times as I see Man of La Mancha, I relish the music and high dramatic moments of this classic piece of theatre. Such is the case when the production is top notch, with the perfect actors and highly skilled direction. La Mirada's current revival is top of the line with director Glenn Casale leaving his usual stamp of excellence. The beauty of Man of La Mancha as a musical is that the story is never dated; it lives and breathes in the moment. When it premiered on Broadway in the 1960s it was a winner and now, almost 60 years later, it is just as engrossing. Madness is always fun to play with. What is madness? And...what is normality? There's a fine line between Quijote's crazy behavior and the deceptive politician, say, who defines himself as a seeker of equality. When we see things as they really are, it is too painful, intolerab (more...)

FOREVER PLAID Makes its Heavenly Return
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2017

The Dio - Dining & Entertainment, Livingston County's professional, award winning dinner theatre, is very excited to present the return of one their most popular and most requested productions, Forever Plaid, directed by Steve DeBruyne with musical direction by Brian Rose and choreography by Bryana Hall. (more...)

TV One Premieres New Season of Award-Winning Series UNSUNG, 7/9
by TV News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

TV One's longest-running and award-winning series, UNSUNG, will launch its eleventh season on a brand new night with a dynamic new line-up of the music and stories of perseverance, determination and success told through first-hand accounts of the artists who experienced it. (more...)

THE DEUCE, Starring James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal, Debuts on HBO 9/10
by TV News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

THE DEUCE chronicles that moment in time when sex went from being a back-alley, brown-paper-bag commodity to a billion-dollar universal in American life, a moment when ground zero for the earliest pioneers in the flesh trade was the midtown heart of the nation's largest city, New York's Times Square. (more...)

Fire Island Dance Festival Brings Weekend of Unforgettable Dance to the Pines
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

A bright summer sun shimmered across the Great South Bay as renowned dance companies, acclaimed choreographers and three standing-room-only audiences came together at this year's Fire Island Dance Festival on July 14-16, 2017. The 23rd edition of the fundraising and cultural event of the Fire Island summer raised a record $585,045 for Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

Review Roundup: Tantrum Theater's CAROLINE, OR CHANGE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Tantrum Theater continues its second season with the moving Tony Award-nominated musical, 'Caroline, or Change,' running July 5-July 22. (more...)

BWW Interview: Playwright Brian J. Polak In ROAD PLAYWRIGHTS' FESTIVAL
by Don Grigware - Jul 19, 2017

This year's festival will include a 50/50 parity of male and female playwrights and runs Sunday, July 3Oth through Sunday, August 6th at The Road on Lankershim, in the Historic Lankershim Arts Center in North Hollywood at 5108 Lankershim Blvd, North Hollywood  and at The Road on Magnolia at 10747 Magnolia Blvd, North Hollywood  at the NoHo Arts Colony!  We will feature spotlights on all the playwrights of full length and one act plays over the next few weeks. This week the spotlight shines on Brian James Polak, author of the full-length play Henry and the Hippocampus*. (more...)

THE HIP HOP NUTCRACKER with Kurtis Blow Returns to DPAC for Two Shows 11/24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Back by popular demand The Hip Hop Nutcracker returns to DPAC on Friday November 24, 2017 for Two Shows.  A holiday mash-up for the entire family, The Hip Hop Nutcracker, a contemporary re-imagination of Tchaikovsky's timeless music, sets out on a third national tour following the success of two previous sold-out tours including the sold out show at DPAC in 2016. (more...)

People's Light Announces Headliners for World Premiere of LIGHTS OUT: Nat 'King' Cole
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

People's Light is delighted to announce the headliners for the upcoming world premiere of Lights Out: Nat 'King' Cole by Colman Domingo and Patricia McGregor, slated to open the Theatre's season in October 2017. Emmy-nominated actor Dule Hill (The West Wing) will play Cole, and Broadway regular Daniel J. Watts will appear as Sammy Davis, Jr. (more...)

Erik Hassle to Release 'Innocence Lost' on RCA Records, Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

Swedish soul-pop favorite artist, Erik Hassle is BACK and ready for big things in 2017, starting with the release of a brand new forthcoming album, INNOCENCE LOST, due January 27th 2017 via Record Company Ten/RCA Records. (more...)

Erik Hassle Releases 'Innocence Lost' LP Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

Swedish soul-pop artist Erik Hassle releases his highly anticipated new album, “Innocence Lost” today via Record Company TEN/RCA Records. (more...)

Renovate America facilitating greater deployment of high-efficiency HVAC equipment
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

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Liquid Church to Host Night to Shine Prom for People with Special Needs Sponsored by Tim Tebow Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

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Tata Consultancy Services and Gfi Informatique Unveil Smart City Technology to Enhance Urban Transportation in Belfort, France
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

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Orto-Da Theatre Group Presents Sculpture Drama STONES Plus THE MANSERVANTS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2017

The show 'Stones' is inspired by 'The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Monument' by Nathan Rapoport (1911-1987). It is performed, without talking, by six actors who sculpture the monument with their bodies and bring life to it in order to face humanity in its eye in its current time. (more...)

Brelby Leaders Take the Stage in PETER AND THE STARCATCHER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

The two are featured in Brelby's Peter and the Starcatcher, opening Today at the Brelby Playhouse in historic downtown Glendale. Maticic plays the coveted role of the dread pirate Black Stache (who will one day be Captain Hook), and Perovich appears as Lord Leonard Aster. (more...)

BWW Interview: Charles Busch Talks THAT GIRL/THAT BOY in His LA Cabaret Debut at Rockwell Table and Stage
by Don Grigware - Feb 27, 2017

Actor, singer, playwright and film historian Charles Busch is a multi-talented artist who has won many awards over the course of  his varied career. Remembered for his plays Vampire Lesbians of Sodom, Psycho Beach Party and Die! Mommie Die!, the latter two having been translated to film, Busch never ceases to amaze with his unique style of creativity. On March 13 and 14 he is bringing his act That Girl/That Boy to Rockwell Table and Stage. In our chat, he talks about this cabaret evening along with delightful observations of the theatre and movie world. In a nutshell, tell our readers about what you are doing in That Girl/That Boy at Rockwell on March 13/14. How is the show unlike any show you have ever done? (more...)

BWW Dance Interview: Angelo Silvio Vasta
by Barnett Serchuk - Feb 27, 2017

Angelo Silvio Vasta is a New York-based filmmaker from Milan, Italy. His work explores the infinite ways choreography and performance can be expressed through moving images. In the past years he has produced a series of short dance films for dance companies and individual dancers both in New York City and abroad. His work includes music videos, short films, video-portraits, and promotional clips. In 2014 he was awarded for his excellence in Visual Design at the 35th Fine Cuts Film Show at The New School in NYC. Angelo received his BFA in International Politics from University of Milan, Italy and his Certificate in Film Production from The New School. (more...)

BWW Blog: Monica Furman - Dealing With Rejection
by Guest Blogger: Monica Furman - Feb 23, 2017

As artists, actors, and overall human beings, we receive rejection all the time. But how we deal with rejection...that's an art. Rejection 101 isn't taught in any major perhaps because it cannot be defined or streamlined. Everyone deals with rejection differently. I asked a few artists that I look up to how they deal with rejection, in hopes that their methods inspire me to try something new: (more...)

VitalSmarts Releases Crucial Conversations' Online Training
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

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BWW Review: This RENT is Spent, and Passion is Not Enough to Pay the Piper at the Artscape Arena
by David Fick - Feb 22, 2017

David Fick reviews The Stephan Fourie Theatre Company production of RENT at the Artscape Arena, a production filled with passion - but which leaves a great deal to be desired. SPOILER ALERT: There is a spoiler about the plot of RENT in the first paragraph of this review. (more...)

BWW Review: Strong CP Cast Unleashes Newfound Power of RAGTIME
by Perry Tannenbaum - Feb 17, 2017

The current CPCC Theatre production of RAGTIME THE MUSICAL is not only timely, but thanks to one of the best casts ever assembled on the Halton Theater stage, it's also newly powerful. (more...)

Pure Recognizes a 52% Customer Retention Rate
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

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Theatre Princesse Grace Presents THE TIME OF THE MEERKATS, Feb. 23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

THE TIME OF THE MEERKATS comes to Theatre Princesse Grace, February 23, 2017. (more...)

BWW Feature: Theatre Tallahassee's PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Journals
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Melissa Findley chronicles the first week of rehearsals for TT's PETER AND THE STARCATCHER. (more...)

Buglisi's 9/11 TABLE OF SILENCE Returns to Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

???????Artistic Director Jacqulyn Buglisi and Buglisi Dance Theatre are honored to be welcomed back by Lincoln Center for a 7th annual presentation of the transcendent  '9/11 Table of Silence Project,' a public performance tribute to 9/11 and prayer for peace and healing, conceived and choreographed by Jacqulyn Buglisi.  The tribute will take place Monday September 11, beginning at 8:15 AM and concluding precisely at 8:46 AM, The Moment When American Airlines Flight 11 crashed into the North Tower.  Buglisi was inspired to create the 9/11 Table of Silence by Italian visual artist Rossella Vasta's sculptural installation of 100 ceramic plates that represent a banquet table uniting humanity.   Given the unrelenting and tragic acts of terror and violence that continue in the world,  '9/11 Table of Silence' remains as relevant and timely today as when it was first performed seven  years ago at Lincoln Center.                                         (more...)

BWW Previews: SWEENEY TODD THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET at Quincy Music Theatre #AttendTheTale - Dark, Dangerous, Delicious
by Paula Kiger - Aug 21, 2017

I would love to have been a fly on the wall as Stephen Sondheim and Hal Prince collaborated on Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Maybe one of them said, "what's the darkest topic we could tackle that will allow us to incorporate gorgeous musicality?" (more...)

Review Roundup: A CHORUS LINE at The Muny
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

Considered a landmark celebration of the American Musical, A Chorus Line follows the lives of 17 Broadway dancers vying for a spot 'on the line.' Zach, a driven director/choreographer at the helm of a suspenseful audition, will stop at nothing to assemble an unforgettable chorus, no matter the price. With music by Oscar and Tony winning Marvin Hamlisch, A Chorus Line defines glittering promise, unwavering determination and stakes as high as the kickline itself. This is one Muny 'singular sensation' you won't want to miss! (more...)

Theater for the New City's Dream Up Festival to Present DIMENSIONS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

'Dimensions' is a unique production written and directed by Freedom Russino that utilizes theater, dance and spoken word to tell a story of the difficulties of young minority students in forming their sexual identity for the first time while studying in a Los Angeles art school. It exposes the web of secrets and lies that connect with the contemporary struggles of American minorities. Themes of identity, race and sexuality are explored in a volatile world of Greek life. (more...)

Sunsweet Growers Inc. Celebrates 100 Years Strong
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

For over 100 years, Sunsweet has been supporting and inspiring consumers to eat right and enjoy a healthy and well balanced lifestyle. In celebration of its monumental birthday, today Sunsweet launches #Sunsweet100Celebration a social media-driven content series that will run for 100 days, highlighting key Sunsweet milestones, innovations, surprising facts from Sunsweet growers, vintage advertisements, and more. (more...)

Paramount TV Options Rights to Anne Rice's Best-Selling Series THE VAMPIRE CHRONICLES
by TV News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Paramount Television and Anonymous Content have optioned the rights to 11 books from acclaimed author Anne Rice's best-selling series, THE VAMPIRE CHRONICLES. (more...)

BWW Interview: ACTUALLY, Anna Ziegler Writes Prolifically
by Gil Kaan - Apr 26, 2017

The Geffen Playhouse tackles the various conflicting definitions of sexual consent in its co-world premiere of playwright Anna Ziegler's ACTUALLY beginning May 2, 2017. I made the most of the opportunity to delve into Anna's thoughts on her love of writing; how, by chance, she became the successful writer she is today; and her reaction to winning London's 2016 WhatsOnStage Award for Best New Play for her PHOTOGRAPH 51.   (more...)

Alliance Theatre Announces Winners of Two New Works Initiatives
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

The Alliance Theatre commits extensive resources annually to supporting and developing new work and new artists through two nationally recognized programs - the Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition and the Reiser Atlanta Artists Lab. The Alliance today announced the winner and finalists of the 15th Alliance/Kendeda Competition as well as the three projects chosen for development in the 4th annual Reiser Lab.  (more...)

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