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VIDEO: Marvel Studios Shares Action-Packed New Look at THOR: RAGNAROK
by Movies News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Last night, during the NFL's regular season opener on Thursday Night Football, fans got a special new look at Marvel Studios' THOR: RAGNAROK, which opens in U.S. theaters on November 3.  (more...)

Karl Geary to Read from Novel MONTPELIER PARADE with Live Music at Irish Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Irish Arts Center will present an evening of words and music celebrating the launch of the acclaimed debut novel, Montpelier Parade (Oct 3). (more...)

BWW Interview: Arena Stage's NATIVE GARDENS Hopes to Start a Conversation
by Benjamin Tomchik - Sep 8, 2017

We have all had them. Whether they were the apartment down the hall that blasted their stereo or the house next door that held parties till the wee small hours of the morning, everyone has had a problem neighbor. And while many a comedy has taken place when the mantra 'good fences makes good neighbors' goes south, Native Gardens aims to do much more than make people laugh. When Native Gardens begins performances at Arena Stage next week it hopes to start a conversation. (more...)

Photo Flash: It's Thorsday! THOR: RAGNAROK Tickets and New Posters Now Available!
by Movies News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Advance tickets went on sale this morning at 6:00 a.m. PT for Marvel Studios' highly anticipated “Thor: Ragnarok,” which opens in U.S. theaters on November 3. Tickets are available wherever tickets are sold. To celebrate “Thor: Ragnarok,” new character posters are also being unveiled today. (more...)

BWW Preview: Titimangsa Foundation presents 'PEREMPUAN-PEREMPUAN CHAIRIL' in Teater Jakarta, 11-12 November 2017
by Yuliani Supandji - Sep 7, 2017

After the success of 'BUNGA PENUTUP ABAD' in Jakarta last year and in Bandung last March, Titimangsa Foundation is back to present their upcoming 18th production, 'PEREMPUAN-PEREMPUAN CHAIRIL' in 11-12 November 2017 at Teater Jakarta, Taman Ismail Marzuki. Before they begin the rehearsal process, Titimangsa Foundation held a ceremony at Dia.Loe.Gue Artspace, Kemang, Jakarta in August 19. (more...)

London's BRIEFS - CLOSE ENCOUNTERS to Stage Show of Support for Australian Equal Marriage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

On the evening of September 12, the iconic Australian boylesque troupe Briefs are staging the largest show of support for equal marriage in Australia that London has seen.   (more...)

Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces Fall New Releases and Revivals
by Movies News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

The Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced its lineup of new releases for the 2017 fall/winter season, featuring Robin Campillo's BPM, Ruben Östlund's The Square, Hong Sang-soo's On the Beach at Night Alone, Aki Kaurismäki's The Other Side of Hope, and Andrei Tarkovsky's The Sacrifice, all NYFF55 selections (more...)

Photo Flash: Greenhouse Theater Center and Poor Box Theater Announce MERCY KILLERS & SIDE EFFECTS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Greenhouse Theater Center and Poor Box Theater, in association with D.C's award winning Taffety Punk Theatre Company, are pleased to present THE AMERICAN MERCY TOUR: MERCY KILLERS and SIDE EFFECTS, two one-act plays steeped in America's controversial relationship with healthcare. Written and performed by Michael Milligan and directed by Tom Oppenheim, these moving and unapologetic pieces will be presented as a single theatrical event, immersing the audience in the stories of patients and physicians, coming out of the waiting room and into the fray.  (more...)

Deva Mahal Announces New EP + Releases Track + NYC Event
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Deva Mahal has announced the release of her forthcoming self-titled EP, out October, 27 2017 via Mot ma Music. Run Deep, the first track from her self-titled debut EP, was premiered today via Okayplayer. (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...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Paige Hernandez
by Elliot Lanes - Sep 2, 2017

Today's subject Paige Hernandez is currently living her theatre life in a variety of ways. Her production company B-Fly Entertainment is going strong with several projects. She just wrote an opera that premiered at Glimmerglass Opera Festival and is now preparing to direct Queens Girl in Africa for Mosaic Theater Company. The production will run January 4 to February 4, 2018 at Atlas Performing Arts Center, but this Monday at 1:30 PM you can see a free reading of the play as part of Kennedy Center's annual Page-to-Stage Festival. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Ambition And Aspiration Collide With Desire And Devotion In The Powerfully Moving DIVING FOR PEARLS
by Jade Kops - Sep 17, 2017

Emotional, engaging and at times enraging as the audience empathises with the inhabitants of a community making way for progress, DIVING FOR PEARLS is a wonderfully rendered work that considers compassion, conscience and conduct in the face of corporate and individual greed and determination. (more...)

Global $20 Billion Medical Robotics Market to 2022
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

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VIDEO: First Look at Amazon Original Series LORE, Premiering 10/13
by TV News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Amazon announced today the Amazon Original Series LORE will premiere on Friday October 13 on Prime Video. Based on the popular podcast of the same name, which has an average of five million monthly listens (more...)

Steamy ANTONY & CLEOPATRA to Open Folger Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Folger Theatre launches its 2017/18 season of power, passion, and politics with William Shakespeare's romantic tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra. (more...)

Jim Carrey Spoofs WEST SIDE STORY & More During TERMS OF MY SURRENDER Appearance
by TV News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Thursday night, comedian Jim Carrey made a guest appearance in Michael Moore's one-man Broadway show THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER. (more...)

Alter Bridge Release Lyric Video for Live Track 'Blackbird'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

ALTER BRIDGE is set to release their upcoming album Live at the O2 Arena + Rarities next week! To shorten the waiting time the band premieres a live version for the title track of their world acclaimed second album! Watch the lyric video for “Blackbird” (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: A Day At The Fringe- Rhys Nicholson
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Aug 9, 2017

Rhys Nicholson blogs for BWW to give us an insight into the Edinburgh Festival Fringe from a comedian. (more...)

Medium Lauren Rainbow to Appear at Capitol Center Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Medium Lauren Rainbow will be appearing live in the Spotlight Cafe at the Capitol Center for the Arts (CCA) in Concord, New Hampshire on Thursday, September 14 and Friday, September 15, 2017 at 7:30PM.  (more...)

British Museum Presents The Asahi Shimbun Displays
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

As part of the British Museum's South Asia season, the Asahi Shimbun Display Virtual pilgrimage: reimagining India's Great Shrine of Amaravati focuses on a double-sided relief from the Great Shrine of Amaravati in south-east India. Founded around 200 BC, the Shrine was one of the earliest, largest and most important Buddhist monuments in the world. (more...)

Breaking: Lea Salonga, Merle Dandridge, Quentin Earl Darrington & Alex Newell Join ONCE ON THIS ISLAND
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Today, producers Ken Davenport and Hunter Arnold announced that Tony Award winner Lea Salonga, Alex Newell ('Glee'), Merle Dandridge('Greenleaf'), and Quentin Earl Darrington (Cats) will join the cast of the new Broadway production of Once On This Island, which will play the Circle in the Square Theatre (235 W. 50th street, NYC) this fall. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE AMERICAN MERCY TOUR: MERCY KILLERS and SIDE EFFECTS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Greenhouse Theater Center and Poor Box Theater, in association with D.C's award winning Taffety Punk Theatre Company, is pleased to present THE AMERICAN MERCY TOUR: MERCY KILLERS and SIDE EFFECTS, two one-act plays steeped in America's controversial relationship with healthcare. Written and performed by Michael Milligan and directed by Tom Oppenheim, these moving and unapologetic pieces will be presented as a single theatrical event, immersing the audience in the stories of patients and physicians, coming out of the waiting room and into the fray.  (more...)

2016 New York Innovative Theatre Award Winner for Outstanding Revival STREET THEATER Returns for a Limited Run
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

Doric Wilson's award-winning satire, STREET THEATER about the evening of the Stonewall riots, returns to the Eagle Bar for a limited run September 20 - October 4. The production is produced by TOSOS (The Other Side of Silence), New York City's Oldest LGBTQ Theatre and is the first play of their 2017-18 Season. TOSOS Artistic Director, Mark Finley directs. The production won the New York Innovative Theater Award in 2016 for Outstanding Revival. (more...)

Jaipur Literature Festival Announces JLF AT NEW YORK with Urvashi Butalia, Bouchra Khalili, Bruce Robbins and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

Jaipur Literature Festival announces JLF at New York, as part of its ongoing collaboration with MoMA. The event will be held at The Museum of Modern Art, The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1, 11 W. 53rd Street (between Fifth and Sixth Avenues), NYC, on Sunday, September 10, 2017 at 6:30pm. This event is by invitation only. (more...)

Amazon Original Series Lore Premieres Friday, October 13 on Prime Video
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

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Academy Blues Project, EV Opera Company, The Illustrious Blacks & More Coming Up at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its nightly performances, August 30 - September 10, including Herve, The Academy Blues Project, Cole Escola, Dynasty Handbag, Karthick Iyer & Indosoul, 2scoops, David Fanning, Thomas John, West 4th Music Group Showcase, Jorge Glem, Makana, 2017 Dance Now Joe's Pub Festival & Encore, East Village Opera Company, The Illustrious Blacks, Talia, Wayna, Julian Velard, Lena Burke, Erin Mckeown And Jenn Damiano. Scroll down for details! (more...)

IMPRINT theatreworks Announces Their Inaugural Season
by Kyle Christopher West - Aug 29, 2017

IMPRINT theatreworks presents their Inaugural Season: Built for Longing. Built for Longing (a theme borrowed from a lyric in their first musical selection) is a Season that focuses on the internal desire for more and how it can unravel us. From needing to be on top, to fantasizing about a past lover, to starting a revolution, and to always wondering what it's like on The Other Side, Built for Longing features four emotionally honest, powerful, and driven pieces of theatre that will leave IMPRINT's audiences touched and excited for our vision. (more...)

Beau Bridges and Daughter Emily to Bring ACTING: THE FIRST SIX LESSIONS to Illusion Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

Illusion Theater will present Acting: The First Six Lessons on Monday, September 11 at 7:30pm at the downtown Minneapolis theater, located on the eighth floor of the Cowles Center, 528 Hennepin Ave. The free performance will be followed by a post-show discussion and book signing with Beau and Emily. (more...)

BWW Review: TEA AT FIVE at Connecticut Cabaret Theatre
by Sean Fallon - Aug 26, 2017

The life of Katherine Hepburn is brilliantly presented in a one woman show that captivates the audience making us feel as if we are in the presence of the real Katherine Hepburn, both in the first act set in 1938 and in the second act set in 1983. (more...)

Industry Editor Exclusive: Inside Broadway's Social Media Problem; What Can and Can't Go Up
by Cara Joy David, Industry Editor - Aug 25, 2017

Social media is an increasing part of every business, including the theater business. There is some debate about what it means for ticket sales, but it is clear that it can mean a lot to increase actors' profiles. Actors who would have only been truly known by a select group of theater insiders have thousands of followers on Twitter and Instagram. Some report being asked about those numbers, and Facebook fan page likes, by casting directors and directors. But it's not necessarily easy for actors to share on social media. There are some impediments. (more...)

NJPAC Welcomes Michael Carbonaro this December
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents an evening with Michael Carbonaro. From his hit series The Carbonaro Effect on truTV, magician Michael Carbonaro performs LIVE on stage, in a show packed with audience interaction, hilarious video clips and his signature blend of bizarre antics and mind-blowing magic. (more...)

Dover Quartet to Open Texas Performing Arts' 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

Texas Performing Arts' Essential Series presents Dover Quartet - featuring Joel Link, violin, Bryan Lee, violin, Milena Pajaro-van De Stadt, viola, and Camden Shaw, cello - on Monday, September 18, 2017, 8:00 p.m. at the Mccullough Theatre. (more...)

E! Renews Breakout Series HOLLYWOOD MEDIUM WITH TYLER HENRY for Season Three
by TV News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

E! announced today that the network has ordered a third season of hit series HOLLYWOOD MEDIUM WITH TYLER HENRY. The series follows Tyler Henry, one of Hollywood's go-to mediums, as he connects celebrities with their deceased loved ones through profound validations in hopes of coming to terms with their passing. (more...)

Marvel Studios Presents THOR: RAGNAROK Superpower of Stem Challenge
by Movies News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Disney,Marvel Studios, Dolby Laboratories, Synchrony Bank, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Broadcom MASTERS and Society for Science & the Public are pleased to present the nationwide MARVEL STUDIOS' THOR: RAGNAROK SUPERPOWER OF STEM CHALLENGE (more...)

G.W. Mullins Speaks to the Dead and Talks About After Death Communication in His Book, 'Messages from the Other Side'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

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Canon Solutions America Executive Featured in The Cannata Report's 2017 Women Influencers Issue 'Wonder Women' Cover Story
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

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INTAR and InViolet Theater to Premiere NEIGHBORS: A FAIR TRADE AGREEMENT This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

INTAR and InViolet Theater will present the World Premiere of NEIGHBORS: A Fair Trade Agreement, a new play by Bernardo Cubria, directed by Lou Moreno. Neighbors will star Andrew Blair and Gerardo Rodriguez. (more...)

BWW Previews: Linda Lavin Returns To Provincetown's Crown And Anchor
by Michael Rabice - Aug 21, 2017

Age doesn't stand a chance of catching up with the busy and multi-talented Linda Lavin. Ms. Lavin is in Los Angeles to film a new sitcom, but will fly to Cape Cod this weekend for two nights of concerts at Provincetown's Crown and Anchor. (more...)

'THE OTHER SIDE OF THE ALAMO' Exhibit Coming to Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

The Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center is honored to receive $30,000 from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts for its upcoming exhibition The Other Side of the Alamo: Art Against the Myth, on view in the Galeria Guadalupe February 23-July 20, 2018. (more...)

New Line Cinema's CONJURING Universe Surpasses $1 Billion at Global Box Office
by Movies News Desk - Aug 19, 2017

After just one week in theaters around the globe, New Line Cinema's “Annabelle: Creation” has taken in more than $110 million (more...)

Photo Flash: Stars Come Out for Good Causes at SPEAK UP, RISE UP
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2017

Speak Up, Rise Up, runs until Sunday, August 20 at the historic Connelly Theater in the East Village. The inaugural festival has featured 18 diverse solo and storytelling shows, and 7 community workshop performances over the past week. (more...)

Doric Wilson's STREET THEATER to Launch TOSOS' 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Please join TOSOS (The Other Side of Silence) and the Eagle Bar NYC for STREET THEATER, Doric Wilson's award-winning satire about the evening of the Stonewall riots. (more...)

Ipsidy Announces Results for Second Quarter 2017
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

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Film Visionaries Shape and Influence Cinematic Landscape with 2017 TIFF Masters Programme
by Movies News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

The Toronto International Film Festival® has earned global recognition for its breadth of diversity and innovation in programming, and the lineup for the Masters programme is no exception. (more...)

BWW TV: Broadway's ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Finds Its 'Ti Moune' - Go Behind the Scenes and See a Special Message from the Star!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 15, 2017

Today, producers Ken Davenport and Hunter Arnold announced that Hailey Kilgore, an 18 year-old Oregon native, will make her Broadway debut as Ti Moune in the new Broadway production of Once On This Island, which will play the Circle in the Square Theatre (235 W. 50th street, NYC) this fall. Click below to go behind the scenes on the international search for Ti Moune, plus see a message from Hailey! (more...)

Napa Valley Museum Opens Three Fall Exhibitions
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Napa Valley Museum launches its fall season of exhibitions on September 2, 2017, with a prestigious touring history exhibit about the Braceros contract worker program from the Smithsonian Institution, an inspiring companion exhibit telling the Napa Valley's own Bracero story through rare historical and original material developed by Napa Valley College and curator Oscar Aguilar, and a thrilling West Coast premiere of towering paintings by Colorado artist Don Coen celebrating today's migrant farm workers. (more...)

Creative Soul Records Artist Leslie McKee Returns With First Full-Length Studio Album
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Creative Soul Records artist Leslie McKee is back with her new album, “Another Mile” – the long-awaited follow-up to her 2009 debut EP, “True to You.” (more...)

Photo Feature: Upcoming Tour of FIELA SE KIND to the Baxter Theatre in Cape Town and the Atterbury Theatre in Pretoria
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2017

Dalene Matthee's well-known FIELA SE KIND will stop at the Baxter Theatre in Cape Town and the Atterbury Theatre in Pretoria as part of its national tour this August and September. Take a look at the production in a set of photographs, courtesy of the Lefra Productions, below. (more...)

Outside the Box: Dallas Solo Show Captures Lenny Bruce's Life
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Lenny Bruce was a complex man, and his life is now captured in a solo performance called Lenny Bruce is Back, produced by the Dallas based Bren Rapp and Upstart Productions, and stars Upstart Artistic Director Joey Folsom. The show is unique because despite being a theatrical performance recounting Bruce's life, the show will go on stage at traditional theaters, comedy venues, including iO West in Los Angeles and Second City in Chicago, and even the Dallas Burlesque Club Viva's. It's only appropriate for a man that defied definition throughout his career. (more...)

SkyTerra Technologies Wins Consecutive Microsoft Award
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

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