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FOOTLOOSE: THE MUSICAL to Burst Back Onto the Stage at Storyhouse Chester
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Following an acclaimed 2016 UK Tour, worldwide smash hit musical Footloose: The Musical will burst back onto the stage in 2017, opening the inaugural touring season at Storyhouse, Chester's brand new £37m theatre, cinema and library, from 5 September for one week only. (more...)

FOOTLOOSE: THE MUSICAL to Cut Loose at Storyhouse Chester Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Everybody cut loose because Footloose: The Musical is dancing in to Chester's Storyhouse next week on its first visit to the city and marking the first visiting production and the start of the new season. (more...)

BOYS IN THE BUFF - THE CONCERT to Play the King's Head Theatre This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017

LAMBCO Productions presents 'BOYS IN THE BUFF - the Concert,' featuring words & music by Chris Burgess, directed by Adam Scown, with musical direction by Iain Vince-Gatt and choreography by Robbie O'Reilly , at the King's Head Theatre, Islington, 25th November - 9th December 2017. (more...)

Lewis Black Returns To The MAC March 30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2018

Actor, author and critically-acclaimed stand-up comedian Lewis Black returns to the McAninch Arts Center (MAC), located at 425 Fawell Blvd. on the campus of College of DuPage, Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 8 p.m. Black will rant on parents to politics in this engagement that is part of Black's "The Joke's on US Tour." Opening for Black will be special guest John Bowman. This show is recommended for mature audiences.   (more...)

Villanova Theatre Goes Under The Sheets With INTIMATE APPAREL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

Villanova Theatre is proud to present Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage's Intimate Apparel, directed by Valerie Joyce and on stage November 7-19, 2017. (more...)

Actors From SPONGEBOB, GROUNDHOG DAY, America's Got Talent, and More Set For New Musical THE NAKED TRUTH at The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

The new musical comedy about a group sex therapy class has had audiences buzzing since it's sold out concert reading in uptown Manhattan last year. Now in it's biggest venue yet, The Naked Truth will play in concert style at the Broadway's hottest nightclub The Green Room 42 in Midtown West. This one-performance-only event is Saturday November 3rd at 9:30pm. Tickets can be purchased for as low as $15 with no drink or food minimum required! Visit www.NakedTruthMusical.com for tix today! (more...)

Bravo Bares It All When New Series STRIPPED Premieres 12/5
by TV News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

Bravo Media exposes The Naked Truth behind modern-day America's obsession with material belongings from technology to other creature comforts when STRIPPED premieres Tuesday, December 5 at 10pm ET/PT. (more...)

Naked Truth Premium Chicken Now Available at Sam's Club
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2018

Certified to Global Animal Partnership (GAP) Step 2 Rated standards, all NAKED TRUTH chickens are raised on family farms with more light intensity, room to roam, and enrichments to support natural behavior, inside chicken houses. The new product hits store freezer cases this month. (more...)

Nina Wadia And Sara Stewart Lead The Cast Of The UK Première Of COLLECTIVE RAGE: A PLAY IN FIVE BETTIES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

Antic Face and Nik Holttum Productions today announce casting for the UK premi re of award-winning American playwright Jen Silverman's play Collective Rage: A Play in Five Betties. Nina Wadia (Betty 4) and Sara Stewart (Betty 1) lead the all-female company, directed by Charlie Parham, along with Lucy McCormick (Betty 2), Beatriz Romilly (Betty 3) and Genesis Lynea (Betty 5). Collective Rage opens in the Large at Southwark Playhouse on 29 January, with previews from 24 January and runs until 17 February. (more...)

BOYS IN THE BUFF - THE CONCERT to Play the King's Head Theatre This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2017

LAMBCO Productions presents 'BOYS IN THE BUFF - the Concert,' featuring words & music by Chris Burgess, directed by Adam Scown, with musical direction by Iain Vince-Gatt and choreography by Robbie O'Reilly , at the King's Head Theatre, Islington, 25th November - 9th December 2017. (more...)

Lewis Black to Bring New Rants to DPAC This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

Following the highly successful 2016 leg of his THE EMPEROR'S NEW CLOTHES: The Naked Truth TOUR, Lewis Black's 2017 THE RANT, WHITE & BLUE TOUR will stop at DPAC today November 17, 2017. (more...)

Fashion Guru Gok Wan Will Bare All This Autumn at Epstein Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

Gok Wan, the man who encouraged women and men to 'get naked' in his six season Channel 4 series How To Look Good Naked  is finally 'getting naked' himself with the announcement of a brand new stage show Gok Wan Naked & Baring All coming to The Epstein Theatre today 15th November 2017.  (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret: Melissa Errico, Frances Ruffelle & More This Week!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2017

What good is sitting alone in your room this week? If you don't already have plans to see a Broadway show, come out to see your favorite Broadway stars in a cabaret act instead. Highlights this week include: (more...)

Tony Winner Frances Ruffelle Will Play the Green Room This Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2017

Tony Award winner Frances Ruffelle is back in town with her stunning solo performance: 'Frances Ruffelle Live(S) in New York!' an intimate evening of song that whispers seductive secrets, lays bare The Naked Truth and explodes with the one of a kind bottle rocket charisma that's kept 'Frankie's' ardent fans coming back for more since she created the iconic role of 'Eponine' in 'Les Miserables' and turned 'On My Own' into one of Broadway's most beloved standards. (more...)

Frances Ruffelle Continues Monthly Show At The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2018

THE GREEN ROOM 42 - Broadway's newest intimate concert venue - has announced the return of Tony Award winner Frances Ruffelle and the monthly residency of her solo theater piece "Frances Ruffelle LIVEs in New York" on Sunday, May 20 at 7:00 PM. (more...)

FOOTLOOSE: THE MUSICAL to Burst Back Onto the Stage at Storyhouse Chester
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

Following an acclaimed 2016 UK Tour, worldwide smash hit musical Footloose: The Musical will burst back onto the stage in 2017, opening the inaugural touring season at Storyhouse, Chester's brand new £37m theatre, cinema and library, from 5 September for one week only. (more...)

Gareth Gates and Maureen Nolan to Star in FOOTLOOSE
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

Following an acclaimed 2016 UK Tour, worldwide smash hit musical Footloose: The Musical will burst back onto the stage in 2017 starring Gareth Gates and Maureen Nolan, playing at the Belgrade Theatre from Tues 13 to Sat 17 June. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret: Frances Ruffelle, Jaime Cepero, Liz Callaway & More!
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2018

What good is sitting alone in your room this week? If you don't already have plans to see a Broadway show, come out to see your favorite Broadway stars in a cabaret act instead. Highlights this week include: (more...)

DATING WHILE BLACK Dramedy Comes to Jersey City
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

She Gon' Learn - the Award Winning 'Dating While Black' solo play that was a surprise hit on the theatre festival circuit - makes its New Jersey debut at Merseles Studios, presented by Jersey City Theatre Center (JCTC) as part of its Disruption series. (more...)

Lewis Black to Bring New Rants to DPAC This Fall
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Following the highly successful 2016 leg of his THE EMPEROR'S NEW CLOTHES: The Naked Truth TOUR, Lewis Black's 2017 THE RANT, WHITE & BLUE TOUR will stop at DPAC on Friday November 17, 2017. (more...)

BUDDY--The Buddy Holly Story To Extend Through 9/15
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

American Blues Theater announces encore performance run of BUDDY - The Buddy Holly Story, written by Alan Janes, directed by Lili-Anne Brown, with musical direction by Ensemble Member Michael Mahler. BUDDY - The Buddy Holly Story will close as planned on May 26, 2018 and reopen June 29 - September 15, 2018 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets will be on sale for the encore run on May 15, 2018. (more...)

Diversionary Theatre to Channel the '80s with DECADES OF DIVERSIONARY Event
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Celebrate the decade that birthed the third oldest LGBT theatre in the country and the resilience of our community. The event features a special concert performance of highlights from the Tony Award-winning musical Falsettos. (more...)

Tony Award-Winner Frances Ruffelle Returns To The Green Room This Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018

THE GREEN ROOM 42 - Broadway's newest intimate concert venue - has announced the return of Tony Award winner Frances Ruffelle and the monthly residency of her solo theater piece "Frances Ruffelle LIVEs in New York" on Saturday, March 24. An acclaimed sold-out hit since its debut in the fall of 2017, the show encompasses Broadway, Piaf, French 60s pop, and American chart hits. It features an updated version of "On My Own," Ruffelle's signature number from the original Les Miserables, a song cut from the original French production of the show. The evening also includes selections from Michael LaChiusa's The Wild Party, in which she starred as Qeenie in the show's recent acclaimed U.K. Premiere. (more...)

The Green Room 42 Presents Mykal Kilgore
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2018

Broadway's newest intimate concert venue – has announced the solo debut of Mykal Kilgore, the celebrated vocalist from The Wiz Live! on NBC TV, Postmodern Jukebox, Motown on Broadway and more, for a two night concert engagement Friday, March 9 at 9:30 PM and Saturday, March 10 at 7:00 PM. These shows will feature original music from Mykal's upcoming album and covers of some of music's most heralded pop favorites with a Kilgore twist. After performances for “The View,” the Mayor of New York, and Brooklyn Nets, these live intimate shows powerfully return Kilgore to the concert stage. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret: George Salazar and Joe Iconis, Frances Ruffelle & More This Week!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2018

What good is sitting alone in your room this week? If you don't already have plans to see a Broadway show, come out to see your favorite Broadway stars in a cabaret act instead. Highlights this week include: (more...)

Frances Ruffelle Sings The Final Show Of The Season At The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

THE GREEN ROOM 42 - Broadway's newest intimate concert venue - has announced the return of Tony Award winner Frances Ruffelle and the monthly residency of her solo theater piece "Frances Ruffelle LIVEs in New York" on Saturday, June 23 at 7:00 PM. This will be the final show of the season and will return to the club in September. A sold-out hit since its debut in the fall of 2017, the show encompasses Broadway, Piaf, French 60s pop, and American chart hits. It features an updated version of "On My Own," Ruffelle's signature number from the original Les Miserables, in addition to a song cut from the original French production. The evening also includes selections from Michael LaChiusa's The Wild Party, in which she starred as Queenie in the show's recent acclaimed U.K. Premiere. (more...)

VIDEO: Frances Ruffelle Sings STILL HURTING by Jason Robert Brown
by Stage Tube - Jun 19, 2018

Tony Award winner Frances Ruffelle is back in town with her stunning solo performance: 'Frances Ruffelle Live(S) in New York!' an intimate evening of song that whispers seductive secrets, lays bare The Naked Truth and explodes with the one of a kind bottle rocket charisma that's kept 'Frankie's' ardent fans coming back for more since she created the iconic role of 'Eponine' in 'Les Miserables' and turned 'On My Own' into one of Broadway's most beloved standards. 'Frances Ruffelle Live(S) in New York!' is a wildly entertaining ride straight through the core of the most tender heart, fiery passion and loose comic confidence of a seasoned performer at the height of her game. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret: Alan Cumming, Lillias White, Frances Ruffelle & More!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2018

What good is sitting alone in your room this week? If you don't already have plans to see a Broadway show, come out to see your favorite Broadway stars in a cabaret act instead. Highlights this week include: (more...)

New Documentary from Fusion Explores Queer Life in China
by Movies News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

'Gay rights are human rights, and human rights are gay rights,' former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton declared during a 2011 speech in Geneva. While the LGBTQ movement in the U.S. has great momentum, in places like China, those who advocate for gay rights and speak out can be harassed, intimidated and detained. Gatherings are banned, movies are censored and gay people are sometimes forced to undergo treatment to make them straight. (more...)

Fusion to Delve Into What It's Like to Be Undocumented on Campus in New Documentary
by TV News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

'The Naked Truth: Undocumented on Campus,' a new hour-long documentary narrated by actress Jackie Cruz ('Orange Is the New Black'), takes an unprecedented and intimate look at the challenges facing undocumented students in the United States. Watch a preview here. (more...)

SUMMERSTUCK: Songs From The Shows I Should Have Booked Season Finale This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2018

After Sold Out Performances in May, June, and July, Popular Summer Series 'SUMMERSTUCK: Songs From The Shows I Should Have Booked' closes the season this weekend! With voices that will make you say 'how are you not playing this on Broadway?.. Or at least in some barn in the Midwest?' SUMMERSTUCK will go up for one-performance-only on Saturday August 4th, 2018. 7:30pm at The West End Lounge in NYC. This show is expected to sell out, reserve your ticket today HERE: https://cofare.io/CoFare/showDetail.cofare?code=565 (more...)

SUMMERSTUCK: SONGS FROM THE SHOWS I SHOULD HAVE BOOKED Returns Today With New Cast
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2018

After Sold Out Performances in May and June, Popular Summer Series 'SUMMERSTUCK: Songs From The Shows I Should Have Booked' is back after with an all new cast of shoulda bookedits and summerstock rejects. With voices that will make you say 'how are you not playing this on Broadway?.. Or at least in some barn in the Midwest?' SUMMERSTUCK will go up for one-performance-only on today July 14, 2018. 7:30pm at The West End Lounge in NYC. (more...)

Fusion-Produced Documentary 'Science Fair' Wins First-Ever Festival Favorite Award At Sundance Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2018

The Sundance Institute today announced that the FUSION-produced feature documentary Science Fair has won the first-ever Festival Favorite Award, selected by audience votes from the 123 feature films screened at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. (more...)

Frances Ruffelle Welcomes Craig Bierko as Special Guest at The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2018

THE GREEN ROOM 42 - Broadway's newest intimate concert venue - has announced that Tony Award nominee Craig Bierko will be special musical guest for the return of Tony Award winner Frances Ruffelle on Thursday, February 1. This show marks the continuation of the monthly residency of the solo theater piece "Frances Ruffelle LIVEs in New York." An acclaimed sold-out hit since its first appearance in the fall of 2017, the show is co-created by Frances Ruffelle and Gwyneth Herbert, with Musical arrangements by Gwyneth Herbert with additional arrangements by Jude Obermuller and David Barber. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret: Anthony Rapp, Matt Doyle & More This Week!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2018

What good is sitting alone in your room this week? If you don't already have plans to see a Broadway show, come out to see your favorite Broadway stars in a cabaret act instead. Highlights this week include: (more...)

CALL ME BY YOUR NAME, THIS IS US Among 29th Annual GLAAD MEDIA AWARD Nominees; Full List
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2018

The nominations for the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards were announced today. The GLAAD Media Awards recognize and honor media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community and the issues that affect their lives. (more...)

The Green Room 42 Announces the Return of Frances Ruffelle
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2018

THE GREEN ROOM 42 Broadway's newest intimate concert venue has announced the return of Tony Award winner Frances Ruffellewith the continuation of the monthly residency of her solo theater piece Frances Ruffelle LIVEs in New York on Thursday, February 1. An acclaimed sold-out hit since its first appearance in the fall of 2017, the show is co-created by Frances Ruffelle and Gwyneth Herbert, with Musical arrangements by Gwyneth Herbert with additional arrangements by Jude Obermuller and David Barber. (more...)

Panto Cast Announced For CINDERELLA At The Bristol Hippodrome
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

The Bristol Hippodrome have announced that comedy legend, musical theatre, television and Strictly star Brian Conley and celebrity style guru and television presenter Gok Wan will star in this year's spectacular production of the Fairy Godmother of all Pantomimes, Cinderella, from Saturday 8 December. (more...)

Bravo Bares It All When New Series STRIPPED Premieres Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2017

Bravo Media exposes The Naked Truth behind modern-day America's obsession with material belongings from technology to other creature comforts when STRIPPED premieres Today, December 5 at 10pm ET/PT. (more...)

Mark Roberts' New Play LIVING THE DREAM Gets Staged Reading Prior To Off Broadway Production
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2017

On the heels of his smash hit television series, Mike & Molly , and successful productions of his plays New Country, Rantoul and Die, and Parasite Drag, critically acclaimed playwright, actor, producer and director Mark Roberts unleashes his latest razor-sharp comedy Living the Dream for two special staged readings Friday, January 19 at 3:00pm and 7:00pm at The 52nd Street Project's New Angels Theatre, 789 10th Avenue. Plans are underway for a Fall, 2018 off Broadway run. (more...)

HOLLA DAYZ CABARET Will Feature Songs By Michael Mott, Carner And Gregor, Selda And Derek, And More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017

HOLLA DAYZ: All I want for Christmas is Booze will be presented for one-performance-only on December 19th, 2017 at The West End Lounge in NYC. Featuring 20 singers, pop star renditions of favorite Holiday Hits, original christmas music by Michael Mott (Where The Sky Ends, Abandoned Heart), Carner and Gregor (Island Song), Selda and Derek (Grind), with special performances by host, Carmen Sidemi. (more...)

FOOTLOOSE: THE MUSICAL to Cut Loose at Storyhouse Chester Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

Everybody cut loose because Footloose: The Musical is dancing in to Chester's Storyhouse next week on its first visit to the city and marking the first visiting production and the start of the new season. (more...)

STEPHANIE'S CHILD - New York's Premier Pop-Vocal Drag Trio Returns To Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2018

Broadway's newest intimate concert venue - welcomes back Stephanie's Child, New York's premier pop-vocal drag trio, for their one-year anniversary concert on Friday, August 10 at 9:30 PM. Hailed as one of the "Best LGBT Events in New York" from Time Out New York, the Stephanie's Child residency features tight harmonies, pop hits, hilarious original parodies and surprise special guests. (more...)

Khloé Kardashian's TWISTED SISTER's Premieres This Labor Day On Investigation Discovery
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018

Investigation Discovery (ID), the leading destination for true-crime programming, will premiere TWISTED SISTERS this LABOR DAY, MONDAY SEPTEMBER 3 AT 10/9C.  Following this special world premiere, the series will air every Monday at 10/9C. (more...)

Investigation Discovery to Preview Fall Programming with 'All DeLong Day' on Labor Day
by TV News Desk - Aug 22, 2018

This Labor Day, Investigation Discovery (ID) will treat its fans to an early taste of America's leading mystery and suspense network's upcoming programming. Settle in on September 3 for ID's inaugural Labor Day programming marathon, an “All DeLong Day” celebration for our loyal viewers featuring sneak peek premieres of ID's most anticipated series. With a jam-packed day of spine-chilling mysteries, in-depth investigations and determined detectives, the Labor Day Marathon airs Monday, September 3 from 3-11pm EST on ID. (more...)

Maureen Nolan to Join Cast of PETER PAN at Blackpool Opera House
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Blackpool's own Maureen Nolan will join Jennifer Ellison, Jake Quickenden* and Scott Gallagher as Mrs Darling in the stellar line up for Blackpool Opera House's magical family Christmas adventure, Peter Pan (16 Dec - 07 Jan). (more...)

Investigation Discovery Announces Premiere of TWISTED SISTERS, Executive Produced by Khloé Kardashian
by TV News Desk - Aug 14, 2018

 Investigation Discovery (ID), the leading destination for true-crime programming, announced today the world premiere of the new series TWISTED SISTERS, with one of America's most well-known sisters, at the helm.  Produced by 44 Blue Productions, and Khlomoney Entertainment, and executive produced by Khloé Kardashian, and Stephanie Noonan Drachkovitch, the six-part series, TWISTED SISTERS will premiere on ID this LABOR DAY, MONDAY SEPTEMBER 3 AT 10/9C.  Following this special world premiere, the series will air every Monday at 10/9C. (more...)

Frances Ruffelle Returns to The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2018

THE GREEN ROOM 42 - Broadway's newest intimate concert venue - has announced the return of Tony Award winner Frances Ruffelle and the monthly residency of her solo theater piece "Frances Ruffelle LIVEs in New York" on Monday, April 30. An acclaimed sold-out hit since its debut in the fall of 2017, the show encompasses Broadway, Piaf, French 60s pop, and American chart hits. It features an updated version of "On My Own," Ruffelle's signature number from the original Les Miserables, a song cut from the original French production of the show. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret: Frances Ruffelle, Megan Mullally, John Lloyd Young & More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2018

What good is sitting alone in your room this week? If you don't already have plans to see a Broadway show, come out to see your favorite Broadway stars in a cabaret act instead. Highlights this week include: (more...)

A-Genre Festival 2018 Comes to the Back Yard at Tmuna Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2018

What does the back yard mean in the social-political arena in Israel and the world? The back yard of the social network, the back yard of family history, the back yard of morals and social norms, the back yard of the national anthem, the back yard of childhood. (more...)

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