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by Stephen Mosher - Jul 30, 2022
After a successful first year in cabaret, a two-year pandemic-informed hiatus, and the heatwave of 2022, Gerrilyn Sohn returns to Don't Tell Mama for her second season and a new show.
by Peter Nason - Jul 30, 2022
Based on real life events, it's a coming out story that needs to be expanded to be able to feel the full emotional weight.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 29, 2022
Aaron Sorkin's acclaimed stage adaptation of Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird will not reopen on Broadway.
by Misha Davenport - Jul 29, 2022
What did our critic think of REVIEW: MERCURY'S MAGICAL PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT at Mercury Theater Chicago?
by Stephi Wild - Jul 29, 2022
Omnibus Theatre has announced the world première revival of Fiji, co-written by Eddie Loodmer-Elliott, Pedro Leandro and Evan Lordan, which originally ran at Omnibus Theatre to critical acclaim. Fiji will run at the Pleasance Upstairs at the Pleasance Courtyard, 8 – 29 August at 1.55pm, with press performances on 8 and 9 August.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 28, 2022
Theatre Passe Muraille has unveiled its soul-stirring 22.23 season, platforming new and compelling interdisciplinary work from a diverse range of voices. The eclectic season begins with a Festival presentation, which then gives way to a robust seven-production line-up.
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Jul 28, 2022
Actor, singer and entertainer Bernard Cribbins has died at the age of 93. The news was announced this morning (28 July)
by Michael Major - Jul 27, 2022
Black feminist punk band Big Joanie have announced their album Back Home. Following last month’s “Happier Still” single, the news is delivered alongside brand new rock ‘n roll ballad “In My Arms,” arriving with a summery video directed by Lydia Garrett (Girls In Film Productions) celebrating queer love and friendship. Watch the new music video now!
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Jul 26, 2022
Tributes have been paid to the actor David Warner after his death was announced..
by Michael Major - Jul 26, 2022
Los Angeles based musician A.O. Gerber has shared the news of her sophomore album, Meet Me At The Gloaming. In addition to this news she has shared new track “Hunger”, a tender and expressive reflection on the nuance of the opposing forces we face in our lives and culture, and its striking video directed by Vivian Wolfson.
by Neil Shurley - Jul 26, 2022
'There are parts of her story that people choose to leave out because it DOESN'T fit into the narrative they want to tell about her.'
by Michael Major - Jul 25, 2022
Red Hot Chili Peppers announced their brand new studio album, Return of the Dream Canteen will be released on Warner Records. The surprise announcement was dropped at Denver’s Empower Field to rapturous response as the North American leg of their critically and commercially acclaimed global stadium tour kicked off.
by Michael Major - Jul 25, 2022
Grammy-winning hip hop icon Missy Elliott will make her debut on the Emmy-, GLAAD, and NAACP Image Award-nominated series, Craig of the Creek. Additionally, Grammy-winning singer, Anderson .Paak will return for season two. Willow Smith is also on board to join the adorable bears and reprise her role as Unica, magical unicorn and forest protector.
by Michael Major - Jul 25, 2022
The news was announced during the show’s panel at San Diego Comic-Con, featuring series stars Joel Kinnaman, Shantel VanSanten, Jodi Balfour, Sonya Walger, Krys Marshall, Cynthy Wu, Casey Johnson, Coral Peña, Wrenn Schmidt and Edi Gathegi, along with executive producers Moore, Nedivi, Wolpert, and Maril Davis. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 22, 2022
The Broadway Sinfonietta and Sony Masterworks Broadway have released a new single, “You’re Gonna Hear From Me,” performed by Solea Pfeiffer, available now on all digital service providers. Watch them perform perform it in the recording studio here!
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 22, 2022
The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization has released the first of a new series of videos celebrating the 80th anniversary of Rodgers & Hammerstein. Featuring audio from rarely heard interviews with Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II – each describing how they first joined forces –  the video can be viewed below! In A Promising Partnership, the organization explores the beginning of the legendary collaboration.
by Michael Major - Jul 21, 2022
Judge appeared on a new episode of Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen to share the news. Judge originally joined the franchise for its third season in 2007, and appeared in a full time capacity for 12 seasons before being let go from the series in 2020. The show's 16th season featured Heather Dubrow, Shannon Storms Beador, and more.
by Michael Major - Jul 20, 2022
The documentary features studio footage from throughout her career and new interviews with Shania at home. Not Just A Girl is the story of a woman who made her own way, independent of anyone else; the story of an artist who took enormous risks. Among the guest voices in Not Just A Girl are Lionel Richie, Diplo, Avril Lavigne, and Orville Peck.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 20, 2022
What if one of the most legendary artists and activists of the 20th Century were to return to Earth for just one evening to share her unique perspective on the world as well as the songs that made her beloved around the world.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 20, 2022
Hennepin Theatre Trust has announced that the Brave New Workshop (BNW) continues its summer comedy in a brand new show, This Show Is Cheaper Than Gas – America on Empty. With America's needle quivering near empty, the country is almost out of gas, literally and figuratively. If you feel your gas light is on, it's time to refuel with laughter Thursday, Aug. 11 through Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022, at 824 Hennepin Avenue., in downtown Minneapolis This is Brave New Workshop's 305th show with preview performances beginning Thursday, Aug. 11 and an opening night scheduled for Friday, Aug. 19, 2022.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 19, 2022
Tony Award-winning Playwright Christopher Durang has been diagnosed with logopenic primary progressive aphasia (PPA), BroadwayWorld has learned.
by Michael Major - Jul 19, 2022
FOX Sports, America’s English-language home for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022TM, has announced Emmy Award-winning actor Jon Hamm, executive producer and star of FOX’s upcoming animated comedy series “Grimsburg,” the upcoming comedy “Confess, Fletch” and star of “Top Gun: Maverick,” will star as Santa Claus in its new creative campaign.
by Michael Major - Jul 19, 2022
Dead Cross, the four-headed Hydra featuring Mike Patton, Dave Lombardo, Justin Pearson and Michael Crain, return with the abrasive 9-song album, II. The news of II’s impending arrival is accompanied by the release of “Reign of Error,” and its Displaced/Replaced-created video. Watch the new video now!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 18, 2022
Having consistently sold out shows in London for the past four and a half years, COMEDY UNLEASHED takes to the road this autumn. This rich mix of top comedians, who share a belief that no one should be censored, are set to bring their refreshing brand of humour to audiences across the UK from September through to November, on a whistlestop tour.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 18, 2022
NYC-based artist and free speech activist Andy Golub announced his 9th annual NYC Bodypainting Day. Get the full scoop.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 18, 2022
Crossroads Comedy Theater has announced that their Comedy Hub will return during the 2022 Philadelphia Fringe Festival, with offerings from September 14 through September 18, 2022.
by Jared Fessler - Jul 18, 2022
In a small New York City jury room, on 'the hottest day of the year,' twelve men debate the fate of a young defendant charged with murdering his father. In form, TWELVE ANGRY MEN: A NEW MUSICAL is a courtroom drama; in purpose, it's a crash course in those passages of the U.S. Constitution that promise defendants a fair trial and the presumption of innocence.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 18, 2022
The New York City Center Encores! production of James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim's beloved musical, Into the Woods will get its very own cast recording!
by Neil Shurley - Jul 16, 2022
'We all know pain, sorrow, hurt and loneliness. Hank Williams knew these things intimately.'
by Michael Major - Aug 9, 2022
With their new album Blending, London's High Vis return with the latest single drawn from the record, “Trauma Bonds”. Quite possibly Blending's emotional centerpiece, the melodic jangle and impassioned vocals of “Trauma Bonds” offer up an ultimately hopeful search for empathy and communication in the face of ongoing personal tragedy.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 9, 2022
Emmy-winning and Golden Globe-nominated standup comedian, actress, writer, producer and director, Amy Schumer returns to the road for the first time in four years and makes a tour stop at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Friday, September 30, 2022 at 8pm, part of the Barts Tree Service Comedy Series.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 8, 2022
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Broadway actor Jennifer Butt has died at age 64. Jennifer originated the role of Madame Thenardier in Les Miserables on Broadway in 1987. She also appeared in The Women on Broadway in 2001.
by Michael Major - Aug 4, 2022
Nicolle Galyon has been selected as SiriusXM The Highway’s latest “Highway Find” artist. Additionally, Galyon’s new song, “self care.,” will be added to The Highway’s rotation. Past “Highway Find” artists include Luke Combs, Maren Morris, Dan + Shay, Ashley McBryde and more.
by Michael Major - Aug 4, 2022
Kelow LaTesha has announced the forthcoming release of her eagerly-awaited new EP, TURBO due out in partnership with SoundCloud. TURBO, in short for turbulence, takes listeners on a ride that provides a front-and-center look at Kelow's trials, triumphs and transformative experiences that have led her to stand tall as the woman she is now.
by Michael Major - Aug 4, 2022
Lady Gaga is confirmed to join the original Joker film's star Joaquin Phoenix has signed on to return to the role. While Lady Gaga's role in the film has not yet been confirmed, it has been expected that she will most likely star as Joker's villainous sidekick, Harley Quinn. Watch a teaser for the upcoming film now!
by Michael Major - Aug 4, 2022
The latest offering from the duo composed of cousins Mike and Nate Kinsella features a lush orchestral overture that dissolves into a pulsating beat that wavers in between the wistful lyricism. Alongside the new song, a music video directed by Nate and filmed by Chris Strong depicts a separated family navigating a dark woods.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 4, 2022
Raleigh Little Theatre presents the Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning musical “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” outside in the Stephenson Amphitheatre August 11-20.
by Marina Kennedy - Aug 3, 2022
Disney Cruise Line’s newest ship, Disney Wish recently had its maiden voyage in mid- July with dining delights designed to please every single passenger, young and old alike. 
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 2, 2022
PBJ Management presents Amy Matthews: Moreover, The Moon, A Debut Hour at Monkey Barrel, Carnivore 1: 4-28 Aug (not 15), 2:35pm.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 2, 2022
Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the complete cast for the world premiere of You Will Get Sick, a new play by Noah Diaz directed by Tony Award nominee Sam Pinkleton. The cast includes Marinda Anderson, Daniel K. Isaac, Linda Lavin, Nate Miller, and Dario Ladani Sanchez all of whom are making their Roundabout Theatre Company debuts.
by Michael Major - Aug 2, 2022
The track features Hatchie’s Harriette Pilbeam & Joe Agius, whom Winter will join as a bandmate and supporting act on tour in Australia this Fall. Winter will also tour the West Coast with Peel Dream Magazine, and have announced LA & NYC releases shows. Plus, check out upcoming tour dates!
by Gil Kaan - Aug 13, 2022
When funny ladies Allison Dunbar and Emily Pendergrast decided to produce a fundraiser for Planned Parenthood September 16th, they simply picked up their phones and called their Sister Groundlings to participate. The roster for September 16th includes current main company members, as well as Groundlings alumni. Deanna Oliver directs Lauren Burns, Patty Guggenheim, Rachel Harris, Phyllis Katz, Lyric Lewis, Karen Maruyama, Laraine Newman, Cheri Oteri, Jessica Pohly, Ariane Price, Lisa Schurga, Annie Sertich, Cathy Shambley, Mindy Sterling, Christen Sussin and Michaela Watkins. I had the chance to catch the very busy Allison to respond to a few questions between her recent nuptials and the fundraiser.
by Paul Bolton - Aug 13, 2022
Current production at North Carolina Theater features the music of 26-time Grammy Award-winning husband-and-wife team Gloria and Emilio Estefan. 'On Your Feet!' tells the story of two talented people who created an international sensation with their music. Featuring Estefan's hit songs, 'Anything for you', 'Rhythm Is Gonna Get You,' 'Conga,' 'Get on Your Feet,' 'Don't Want to Lose You,' '1-2-3,' and 'Coming Out of the Dark,' the show spans both their early years in Miami up to her devastating bus accident in 1990 that left her with a broken back. The award-winning musical had its debut in 2015 and has seen audiences on their feet ever since.
by Michael Major - Aug 12, 2022
Distributed via Megaforce Records (Metallica, Anthrax, Meat Puppets, Dirty Honey, Plush, etc.), the album features twelve tumultuous tracks recorded in an impressive seventy-two hours at Retro City Studios (Mannequin Pussy, Mitski, Lizzo, The Menzingers) that navigate life through love and rock ‘n’ roll.
by Michael Major - Aug 11, 2022
ABC News Studios will air “Cinderella: The Reunion, A Special Edition of 20/20” featuring members of its all-star cast — Brandy, Whoopi Goldberg, Paolo Montalban, Victor Garber, Bernadette Peters, Jason Alexander and Veanne Cox. Billy Porter, Todrick Hall, Debra Martin Chase, Neil Meron, and costumer Ellen Mirojnick will also make appearances.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 1, 2022
Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, the region's professional Equity theatre hosted on the campus of DeSales University, announces a new artistic turnover and leadership model. Determined through a national search, Jason King Jones, the former Senior Associate Artistic Director of Maryland's Olney Theatre Center, has been hired as the new artistic director and he will join current Managing Director Casey William Gallagher in a new dual leadership model.
by Michael Major - Aug 1, 2022
Japanese breakout metal outfit SiM (Silence iz Mine) are known across the globe for their distinctive blend of hardcore punk, alternative/nu metal, reggae and ska which they’ve showcased with sold-out headlining arena shows and large rock festival stages throughout East Asia since their formation in 2004.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 1, 2022
FringeArts has announced the full roster of programming for the 26th Annual Philadelphia Fringe Festival, a city-wide celebration of progressive, world-class art that expands the imagination and boldly defies expectations. The Festival will take place on September 8 through October 2.
by Michael Major - Aug 1, 2022
The Country Music Association and ABC have announced that two-time CMA Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan and NFL superstar Peyton Manning will host “The 56th Annual CMA Awards.” Bryan revealed the news this morning while guest hosting “Live with Kelly and Ryan. Nominations for the awards ceremony have not yet been revealed.
by Student Blogger: Bea Mienik - Aug 1, 2022
It is late July 2022, marking my fourteenth Disability Pride month and the fourteenth anniversary month of my being diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes.

The News Frequently Asked Questions

What other productions of The News have their been?
The News has had 2 productions including Broadway which opened in 1985 and Broadway which opened in 1985.

What Tony Awards has The News been nominated for?
Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for Paul Schierhorn.

What productions of The News have their been?
The News has had 2 productions including Broadway which opened in 1985 and Broadway which opened in 1985.

What productions of The News have there been?
The News has had 2 productions including Broadway which opened in 1985 and Broadway which opened in 1985.